Sun. Nov 27th, 2022

The group on the Santa Barbara Worldwide Movie Pageant, led by Roger Durling, have confirmed themselves 12 months after 12 months to be dependable oracles of the Academy Award season, so it’s at all times doubly thrilling to see who they’ve lined up for the movie competition celeb tributes. 

Introduced this week, the 2023 Virtuosos Award (going down on February 15, 2023 at 8 p.m. on the Arlington Theatre) is an honor created to acknowledge a gaggle of actors whose noteworthy performances have elevated them into the nationwide cinematic dialogue. This 12 months’s picks are Austin Butler (Elvis), Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin), Danielle Deadwyler (Until), Nina Hoss (Tár), Stephanie Hsu (Every little thing All over the place All At As soon as), Jeremy Pope (The Inspection), Ke Huy Quan (Every little thing All over the place All At As soon as), and Jeremy Sturdy (Armageddon Time).

At all times an entertaining night time, Dave Karger of Turner Basic Films and Leisure Weekly moderates a night that features particular person interviews and a panel dialogue. “This 12 months’s group of Virtuosos is exclusive in that they’ve all been performing for years and in some circumstances many years. It’s a formidable bunch that proves you’ll be able to have a breakout second at any level in your profession. I’m positive they’ll all have memorable and provoking tales to inform,” stated Karger.

Beforehand introduced celeb tributes embody the Maltin Trendy Grasp Award honoring Jamie Lee Curtis on February 11, 2023, and the American Riviera Award honoring Brendan Fraser on February 14, 2023 (each at 8 p.m. on the Arlington Theatre). Extra tributes can be introduced within the upcoming weeks.
As well as, Michelle Yeoh, whose most up-to-date critically acclaimed efficiency was within the 2022 movie Every little thing All over the place All at As soon as, will obtain the Santa Barbara Worldwide Movie Pageant’s fifteenth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Movie on December 9. This award is a black-tie fundraiser that advantages SBIFF’s year-round instructional applications.

For extra info, together with season passes and particular person occasion tickets, go to sbiff.org.


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