Geena Davis, Brett Ratner, Allison Williams to Be Honored at Sun Valley Film Festival

Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award.

In addition to starring in films including “Thelma and Lousie” and “Beetlejuice,” Davis founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and the Bentonville Film Festival. She will appear in the upcoming “Marjorie Prime” with Tim Robbins and Jon Hamm. She will be honored with the Vision Award on March 18 and speak at the Grande Dame brunch.

Ratner directed the “Rush Hour” trilogy and “X-Men: The Last Stand,” and has produced films including “The Revenant.” He will receive the Pioneer Award on March 17.

Williams is currently starring in the final season of HBO’s “Girls” and in Jordan Peele’s hit horror film “Get Out.” Her award will be presented on March 16.

Peter and Bobby Farrelly will give a Coffee Talk about comedy filmmaking at the fest on March 19, while Williams will do a talk on March 17 and Ratner and MGM film division president Jonathan Glickman are set for a March 18 Coffee Talk.

Also set to attend are Chace Crawford, Tony Hale, Charles Randolph, Chris Moore, and Dree Hemingway. The fest will screen 30 features including five world premieres, 16 documentaries and 14 narrative features.

The festival opens March 15 with the world premiere of the documentary “Blood Road,” about local mountain biker Rebecca Rusch, and closes March 19 with documentary “Big Sonia.”

Also screening are “The Hero,” starring Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter and Nick Offerman; “Bitch,” “L.A. Times,” “Custody” with Viola Davis, “Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton: ,” and Sundance doc award winner “Dina.”

 

 

More Film

  • Dark Crimes Jim Carrey review

    Film Review: Jim Carrey in 'Dark Crimes'

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • Buster Keaton

    Film News Roundup: City of Los Angeles Names June 16 Buster Keaton Day

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • Michelle Williams This Is Jane

    Michelle Williams to Star in Underground Abortion Movie 'This Is Jane'

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • catastrophe

    Number of Female Writers in British Film and TV at ‘Abjectly Low Levels’

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • Liam Neeson Men in Black

    Liam Neeson in Talks to Join 'Men in Black' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • Chad Stahelski Analog

    'John Wick's' Chad Stahelski to Direct Sci-Fi Movie 'Analog' for Lionsgate

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

  • moviepass card

    MoviePass Parent's Stock Slides Again on Cash Shortage Fears

    Geena Davis, Brett Ratner and Allison Williams will be honored at the sixth edition of the Sun Valley Film Festival, running March 15-19 in the Idaho resort community. Davis will receive the Vision Award, Ratner the Pioneer Award and Williams is being honored with the Rising Star Award. In addition to starring in films including […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content