Colin Farrell will be given the Navigator Award at the 16th annual Maui Film Festival, which runs June 3-7.
Past Maui honorees including Tim Burton, Jessica Chastain, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Garfield, Jake Gyllenhaal and Lupita Nyong’o.
The fest takes place at the Wailea Resort, and the Celestial Cinema will host the event saluting Farrell on June 4. The Navigator Award honors a film artist for carving a path of distinction while maintaining a commitment to excellence, according to the festival.
“Colin Farrell is a chameleon who constantly creates one-of-a-kind characters,” said fest director Barry Rivers, adding, “In short, Colin is a cinematic force of nature.” The fest was founded by Barry and Stella Rivers in 2000; since then, it has screened more than 600 films.
Farrell is currently shooting the second season of the HBO drama “True Detective” starring opposite Rachel McAdams and Vince Vaughan and recently wrapped the independent film “The Lobster” starring with Rachel Weisz. Farrell’s recent credits include “Miss Julie” and the Disney film “Saving Mr. Banks.” In 2009, Farrell won a Golden Globe for his role in“In Bruges.”