Adam Driver to Be Feted at Maui Festival

Adam Driver will receive the Shining Star Award at the Maui Film Festival, running June 3-7. The award will be presented at the Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course on June 5.

Fest founder and director Barry Rivers described the honoree as “an actor’s actor and chameleon.” Driver, currently working on the fifth season of HBO’s “Girls,” has recently wrapped production on Martin Scorsese’s film “Silence”; upcoming projects include in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: Episode VII.” The actor is co-founder of the nonprofit organization AITAF (Arts in the Armed Forces).

Other Maui honorees this year are Laura Dern, Colin Farrell and Louie Psihoyos, while Scott Eastwood and Teresa Palmer will receive Rising Star awards.

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