Acclaimed British actor Christopher Lee will be honored this month at the 43rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
The Festival President’s Award is given to actors, directors, and producers who have contributed in a fundamental way to the development of film, not merely in their own countries but around the world.
Along with Mr. Lee, other notable veteran actors will be recognized for their contributions to cinema. The iconic actor Robert De Niro will receive the festival’s Crystal Globe in honor of his outstanding career, and Danny Glover will be presented with an award honoring his fundamental contribution to cinema. The Czech festival will begin this Friday, June 4th, and conclude on the 12th.
Christopher Lee will also run a Master Classes program – held on July the 10th at 2 p.m., where he will introduce his work to general public, his many fans, as well as the film professionals.
Christopher Lee´s career includes over 250 credits in both film and television. The actor worked in varying generes, displaying his range in British dramas, horrors films, epics and sci-fi blockbusters, including Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. The actor will also be available to answer questions about his extensive work.