Woodstock Film Festival Selects Atom Egoyan and Guy Maddin as 2015 Honorary Award Recipients



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The Woodstock Film Festival has announced that Canadian filmmakers Atom Egoyan ("Exotica," "The Sweet Hereafter") and Guy Maddin ("Archangel," "The Heart of the World") will receive the Honorary Maverick Award and the second annual Fiercely Independent Award, respectively. The awards will be presented to the filmmakers on October 3 during the annual Maverick Awards Gala at BSP Kingston, NY. Additionally, Egoyan’s "Remember" will open the festival on October 1, while Maddin’s "The Forbidden Room" will close the event on October 4.

"Remember" stars Christopher Plummer as a 90-year-old Auschwitz survivor struggling with memory loss. After he receives a letter from his friend containing a stack of money, a gun and a letter detailing a shocking plan, he embarks on a cross-country journey to bring justice to the man who…


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