Forest Whitaker to receive actor tribute award

forest-whitaker Actor Forest Whitaker will receive the Actor Tribute prize at the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Awards. The ceremony will take place on December 2 in New York.

A statement from Executive Director of the Independent Filmmaker Project Joana Vicente reads, “We are thrilled to pay honor to a man whose work has played a significant role in the film world over the last 25 years. Breaking boundaries and challenging audiences with complex, multi-faceted roles, Forest Whitaker is a significant independent voice whose performances have only been elevated by his visionary work as a producer, director and humanitarian.”

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One response to “Forest Whitaker to receive actor tribute award”

  1. Tara says:

    Go Mr. Whitaker! Aficionados everywhere are happy for your deserving body of work! Wish there was a drawing for those of us who would not ordinarily get invitations! Throw my hat in that ring!