San Diego (California), Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th annual San Diego International Film Festival will screen 117 films and feature a salute to English actor Patrick Stewart, who will be given the Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema.
The festival will be held from October 4-8, and Stewart will be feted on October 5 at the Variety Night of the Stars Tribute in Downtown San Diego, reports variety.com.
Earlier this year, Stewart starred as Professor Charles Xavier in the latest “X-Men” film “Logan”. He reprised the role that originated in the first instalment of the franchise in 2000.
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