Neeson, McKellen, Rossellini to attend Savannah Film Festival 

Liam Neeson, Sir Ian McKellen and Isabella Rossellini will be honored as part of the 13th Annual Savannah Film Festival, which will take place Oct. 30 to Nov. 6.

McKellen will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Nov. 4, Neeson will receive an Achievement in Cinema Award on Nov. 2 and Rossellini will receive a similar award on Nov. 5.

The Savannah Film Festival is currently scheduled to host Academy Award-nominated actress Virginia Madsen, who will present the documentary "I Know a Woman Like That," directed by her mother Elaine Madsen, who will also be in attendance.

Ed Burns is showing his new film "Nice Guy Johnny."

Writer/director Neil LaBute, who will participate in a workshop.

Zach Gilford will attend a screening of his film "The River Why." Tony Goldwyn who will be attending a gala screening of his latest directorial effort "Conviction."





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