Cate Blanchett joins such as Barbra Steisand, Meryl Streep and Jane Fonda. The two-time Oscar winner became the 47th Chaplin Award winner at Lincoln Center. It will be presented at a gala evening on April 25.
The event, dubbed “the joyous celebration of the actor’s incredible filmography”, will include “notable speakers, film clips and a career talk culminating in the Chaplin Prize.”
“We are excited to welcome Cate Blanchett to the Lincoln Center Cinema, where three of her films have previously been screened at the New York Film Festival,” said Leslie Kleinberg, Executive Director of Cinema at Lincoln Center. Ms. Blanchett’s career includes unusual roles in films ranging from small independents to major studio franchises and some of the most famous directors of our time. We are honored to dedicate an evening of celebration to her and add another award to her many well-deserved awards. “
Blanchett won an Oscar for “Blue Jasmine” and “Aviator.” She also received awards for “Elizabeth”, “Notes on the Scandal”, “I’m Not There” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”. Her latest films include “Don’t Look Up” and “Alley of Nightmares”. Among the future projects on her list are “Handbook for cleaning women”, Pedro Almadovar’s first English-language article.