In today’s film news roundup, Kate Winslet
and Kathryn Bigelow
are set for a San Francisco honor, Sarah Gadon
is receiving an award at AFI Fest, and Freestyle buys “The Banksy Job
The San Francisco Film Society is honoring Kate Winslet
, Kathryn Bigelow
, and the screenwriting team of Kumail Nanjiani
and Emily Gordon
at its Dec. 5 awards show.
The 60th anniversary edition of the dinner and awards presentation has been newly positioned to take place in the fall after decades as part of April’s San Francisco International Film Festival. The event will take place at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Center.
Bigelow will receive the Irving M. Levin
Award for Film Direction; Winslet will receive the Peter J. Owens Award for Acting; and Gordon and Nanjiani, who teamed on “The Big Sick
” screenplay, will receive the Kanbar Award for Storytelling.
“We are thrilled that Awards Night’s move to December has inspired