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Chicago International Film Festival to Honor Kevin Kline, Today

Chicago International Film Festival to Honor Kevin Kline, Today

Celebrating its 50th anniversary of saluting the greatest talents in world cinema, The Chicago International Film Festival will honor Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Kline with a Career Achievement Award on Saturday, June 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E. Delaware, at a special Summer Gala celebration.

With this award, Kline will join the ranks of many of the film industry's most influential talents through the decades, including past Chicago International Film Festival honorees directors Orson Welles, George Cukor, Oliver Stone, Lord Richard Attenborough, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg and actors Gregory Peck, Jack Lemmon, Sigourney Weaver, Liv Ullman, Shirley MacLaine, Faye Dunaway, Morgan Freeman, Clint Eastwood, Michael Douglas, Tom Cruise, Sally Field, Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino.

The celebratory evening will kick off with a lavish cocktail reception during which guests will browse an array of unique silent auction items, followed by a delectable dinner. The highlight of the evening will be a conversation with and special tribute to Kline complete with a selection of clips showcasing his most memorable performances.

The Chicago International Film Festival's Summer Gala is a highly anticipated event in Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival's year-round programming. A primary fundraising event for the not-for-profit arts and education organization, profits from the Summer Gala support Cinema/Chicago's Education Outreach Screening Program, which brings more than 6,000 Chicago Public School students to film screenings each year.

Link to Ticket Web site: www.chicagofilmfestival.com Venue Name: Four Seasons Hotel

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