Tim Robbins to be honoured at Karlovy Vary Festival

Tim Robbins to be honoured at Karlovy Vary Festival

Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS): Oscar-winning actor, filmmaker and musician Tim Robbins will be honoured with a Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at the Karlovy Vary Festival.


The Central European film festival will have its 53rd edition from June 29 to July 7.


Robbins, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Mystic River” in 2003 and who was nominated for an Academy Award as director for “Dead Man Walking” in 1995, will be presenting two of his films — “Bob Roberts” and “Cradle Will Rock” — at the fest, reports hollywoodreporter.com.


He will also appear on stage for a special concert performance.


Other prominent guests announced by the festival organisers include American director and former member of British comedy troupe Monty Python and Terry Gilliam.


Gilliam will present his latest film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”, which premiered last month at Cannes.


Oscar winner Anna Paguin and actor-director Stephen Moyer will present “The Parting Glass” along with screenwriter and co-star Denis O’Hare and producer Cerise Hallam Larkin.


Actor Caleb Landry Jones will present the world premiere of Peter Brunner’s competition film “To The Night”.