Matt Dillon and Ed Lachman to be Honorees at The Provincetown International Film Festival


Actor Matt Dillon and cinematographer Ed Lachman will receive citations from The Provincetown International Film Festival for their bodies of work. The 15th annual event will take place June 19 – 23. For a complete list of the films and events that will take place at the fest, click here.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013  (PROVINCETOWN, MA) — The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today that Matt Dillon (DRUGSTORE COWBOY, TO DIE FOR, THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY), will receive the Excellence in Acting Award (sponsored by American Express).  Cinematographer Ed Lachman (TRUE STORIES, FAR FROM HEAVEN, ERIN BROCKOVICH) will receive the Faith Hubley Career Achievement Award (sponsored by the MALLRD Foundation).

As previously announced, Harmony Korine will receive the Filmmaker on The Edge Award (sponsored by the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation); the Opening Night Film will be LOVELACE; the closing night film is EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES; the Friday Night Spotlight selection is I AM DIVINE; the Saturday Night Spotlight Selection is I’M SO EXCITED!

The festival, which takes place in Provincetown from June 19 – 23, will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a few of its past honorees as well.  Directors Todd Haynes, Mary Harron, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, John Waters and Producer Christine Vachon, among others, will also attend the weekend festivities.

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