Magazine article Screen International

Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Coppola to Receive Gothams Tributes

Magazine article Screen International

Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Coppola to Receive Gothams Tributes

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Ceremony in New York City set for November 27.

The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced that Dustin Hoffman will receive the Actor Tribute and Sofia Coppola the Director Tribute at the 2017 IFP Gotham Awards in November.

Hoffman is in contention for awards for The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected), which launches on Netflix this month.

He received Academy Awards for his roles in Kramer Vs. Kramer and Rain Man, and nominations for The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, Lenny, Tootsie, and Wag The Dog.

Coppola won best director in Cannes this year for The Beguiled, becoming only the second woman in history to receive the honour.

She earned Oscar nods for original screenplay, director and picture for Lost In Translation. Her other notable works include The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette, and The Bling Ring.

“We are thrilled to present Dustin Hoffman with the Actor Tribute,” Joana Vicente, executive director of IFP and the Made in NY Media Center, said. …

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