The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Robert Redford, Academy Award–winning director, actor, producer, environmentalist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival and Institute, will be honored at the 42nd Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center on Monday, April 27, 2015. The evening will celebrate the plethora of iconic roles he has played and the remarkable work he has directed and/or produced.
Redford continues to influence the world of cinema, through his distinguished stage and film career, as well as his continued support of several generations of innovative voices in independent film through his nonprofit Sundance Institute and internationally recognized Film Festival. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests and will include movie and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
“The Board is thrilled to have Robert Redford as the next recipient of the Chaplin Award More