You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Cate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes to be Honored at 2013 New York Film Festival

Galas will include career retrospectives, including Fiennes' NYFF title 'The Invisible Woman'

Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes.

Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for her toplining role in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” isn’t appearing in a film as part of this year’s 35-film main slate, but the gala in her honor will feature clips from her film work as well as an onstage discussion with the actress.

The Blanchett and Fiennes galas, each set for an October date during NYFF’s 17-day run, join three other gala screenings of titles from the main slate, already announced. “Captain Phillips,” the Paul Greengrass pirate drama starring Tom Hanks, will open the fest, with Ben Stiller’s directorial outing “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” tapped for the centerpiece and Spike Jonze’s “Her” set to close out the 2013 fest.

Prior NYFF tribute honorees have included Pedro Almodovar, David Cronenberg and last year’s tribute subjects, Nicole Kidman (who starred in 2012 main slate title “The Paperboy”) and Richard Pena, then the outgoing leader of NYFF and its presenting org Film Society of Lincoln Center. The 2013 NYFF is the first under the stewardship of Kent Jones, who took over as director of programming and selection committee chair earlier this year.

The Blanchett event is skedded for Oct. 2 with the Fiennes gala on tap for Oct. 9. The 2013 NYFF runs Sept. 27-Oct. 13.

More Film

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Why Box Office Tracking Is Still Off for Diverse Movies Like 'Crazy Rich Asians'

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • camping Jannifer Garner

    Jennifer Garner Talks Walk of Fame, TV After ‘Alias’

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • Kevin Spacey's 'Billionaire Boys Club' Opens

    Kevin Spacey's 'Billionaire Boys Club' Opens With Abysmal $618

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Can 'Crazy Rich Asians' Save the Rom-Com by Embracing Diversity?

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Rights to

    Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Rights to 'Never Look Away'

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • Korean hit film "The Witness"

    Korea Box Office: Headed by 'The Witness' Local Films Dominate the Weekend

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

  • Oscars: Turkey Selects Nuri Bilge Ceylan's

    Oscars: Turkey Selects Nuri Bilge Ceylan's 'The Wild Pear Tree' for Submission

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be feted at the 2013 New York Film Festival as the subjects of this year’s gala tributes. Fiennes will be honored in conjunction with the NYFF screening of “The Invisible Woman,” the biographical drama he helmed and in which he stars as Charles Dickens. Blanchett, currently winning raves for […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content