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Oliver Stone To Receive 'Hollywood Director Of The Year' Award

10/18/2006 11:12am EDT
Oliver StoneHollywood screenwriter, producer, and director Oliver Stone is to be honored by the Hollywood Fest with the "Hollywood Director of the Year Award." A celebratory retrospective of his films, followed by "A Conversation With" the auteur and his guests, will be showcased during the festival. Films include Salvador, Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, and World Trade Center.

The 10th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, co-chaired by Paula Wagner and presented by Starz, will honor Stone. The award will be bestowed upon him as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening, October 23, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

In addition, the Hollywood Film Festival will present a celebratory retrospective of some of Oliver Stone's films, followed by "A Conversation With" the filmmaker and his guests. On Saturday, October 21, the festival will screen "Salvador" and "Born on the Fourth of July," both followed by "A Conversation With" Oliver Stone and guests. On Sunday, October 22, "Platoon" and "World Trade Center" will be screened, again accompanied by "A Conversation With" Oliver Stone and guests.
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