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Savannah Film Festival to Honor Patrick Stewart, Salma Hayek and John Boyega

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced on Tuesday the honorees for the 2017 SCAD Savannah Film Festival, which runs Oct. 28 to Nov. 4.

This year, SCAD will honor Salma Hayek Pinault with the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award on Oct. 29, John Boyega with the Vanguard Award on Nov. 2, Holly Hunter with the Icon Award on Oct. 28, Robert Pattinson with the Maverick Award on November 3 at 7 p.m., Aaron Sorkin with the Outstanding Achievement in Directing Award on October 28 at 7:30 p.m., and Patrick Stewart with the Legends of Cinema Award on October 29 at 7 p.m. Additional honorees and programming will be announced at a later date.

Hunter was seen recently in “The Big Sick,” while Boyega appeared this year in “Detroit” and Hayek Pinault starred in “Beatriz at Dinner.” Stewart starred earlier this year in “Logan,” while Pattinson starred in “Good Time.” Sorkin’s directing debut “Molly’s Game” opens Nov. 22.

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival is the largest university-run film festival in the country and hosts exclusive screenings, competition films, feature films, documentaries, shorts, animated films, panel discussions, and workshops. This year marks the festival’s 20th anniversary and over the years it has screened more than 100 Oscar nominated films and honored over 75 legendary actors, directors, producers, writers and filmmakers from around the world. 

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