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Ann-Margret to be Honored at 2016 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

Academy Award-winner Alan Arkin, that received the King Vidor Award in 2010, will certainly present the award to his good friend as well as coworker at the historical Fremont Theatre in Downtown San Luis Obispo on Saturday, March 19.

“I am significantly anticipating returning. Ann-Margret is as fascinating and also authentic as an individual can be,” claimed Arkin who co-stars in the May release, “Going In Style,” with Ann-Margret, Morgan Freeman and also Michael Caine.

After the King Vidor Award ceremony, which is funded by BHE Renewables, SLO Film Fest will certainly recognize Ann-Margret with an event that consists of the George Sidney Independent Film Awards. Ann-Margret, who worked with George Sidney on a number of movies, will take part in the filmmaker honors. Before the presentation, the Festival will evaluate Viva Las Vegas, the 1964 comedy/musical starring Ann-Margret and Elvis Presley, as well as directed by George Sidney.

Ann-Margret, a skilled entertainer, has been nominated two times for an Academy Award, won five Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy, and obtained five more Emmy elections. She is a three-time winner of the “Female Star of the Year” honor as well as has been twice recognized as “Outstanding Box Office Star of the Year” by the Theatre Owners of America. Ann-Margret was also chosen for a Grammy. She has executed at the White House, got governmental citations for delighting the U.S. armed forces overseas and also was recognized by the USO World Board of Governors. Throughout the Vietnam War, Ann-Margret as well as various other entertainers teamed up for a USO trip to delight U.S. service members in remote parts of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Since her 1961 movie debut playing Bette Davis’ child in A Pocketful of Miracles, Ann-Margret has made over fifty-five films, consisting of such hits as Cincinnati Kid, State Fair, Bye Bye Birdie, Viva Las Vegas, Grumpy Old Men as well as its sequel. Her 2 Academy Award nominations were gained in director Mike Nichols’ groundbreaking film, Carnal Knowledge and also in the classic Ken Russell rock film, Tommy. A gifted “triple danger” performer, Ann-Margret additionally starred in the incredibly successful, coast-to-coast manufacturing of The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, which explored 39 cities.

Ann-Margret recently showed up in a two-part episode of Showtime’s greatest rated series Ray Donovan, and also as well as a number of various other television series.The SLO Film

Fest Awards

The occasion will certainly start at 5 p.m. with a screening of Viva Las Vegas. After a short intermission, Ann-Margret will certainly exist with the King Vidor Award, adhered to by juried honors for winning filmmakers in numerous groups. A honors after-party will likewise be held at the SLO Masonic Lodge in midtown San Luis Obispo, sponsored by a number of leading local vineyards, restaurants as well as breweries.

+ A Tribute to Ann-Margret– Saturday, March 19, Fremont Theatre, 1025 Monterey St. SLO.
+ Viva Las Vegas– 5 pm
+ King Vidor Award and George Sidney Filmmaker Awards– 7 pm, $15 General/ $10 Students & SLOIFF Film Society. Tickets consists of motion picture and also honors (Only Movie Mogul Passes approved).
+ Awards Night After-Party– 8:30 pm King David Masonic Lodge, 859 Marsh St., $35 General/ $25 Students & SLOIFF Film Society.Other Highlights of the 22nd Annual SLO Film Fest+Sponsored by the City of San Luis Obispo, the brand-new Hollywood & Vines Hospitality Tent behind the historical Fremont Theater will feature behind the curtain movie panels, after-parties with real-time music, delighted hr events and Central Coast white wine, beer as well as food.+11th Annual Surf Nite in SLO will certainly

include Ocean Driven, a new docudrama regarding huge wave web surfer and also Maverick’s champ, Chris Bertish. Worldwide distinguished waterman and also speaker, Bertish will take a trip from South Africa to be present in addition to Maverick’s leader, Jeff Clark, director Nadia Tarlow as well as Greg Linden, VP of Big Wave World Tour. Much more special visitors TBA. The occasion is sponsored by the Boutique Hotel Collection, City of Pismo Beach and also Quality Suites. > Friday, March 18, 7 p.m. at the Fremont Theatre, San Luis Obispo.+Vintage Paso Robles: Zinfandel as well as the Paso Wine Alliance will certainly fund Somm: Into the Bottle, part of an occasion

that includes a”Zinposium”hosted by Master Sommelier Fred Dame as well as an after-party at the Park Ballroom, including California Zinfandels and regional treats. > Friday, March 18, 5:30 p.m. Zinposium, 7 p.m. film at Park Cinemas, Paso Robles.+An Afternoon of Film Noir & Pinot Noir will offer attendees a possibility to taste a range of Central Coast Pinot’s(including a number of award-winning wines )prior to a testing of a terrific “movie noir.” The occasion is sponsored by Grape Encounters & SLO Wine Country. > Saturday, March 18, 1 p.m. at the Fremont Theatre, San Luis Obispo+Special Presentation films throughout the event consist of a retrospective of Ann-Margret’s film job consisting of a Sing-long With Bye Bye Birdie on shutting night; the quiet classic Nosferatu with an initial as well as real-time piano rating by German pianist, Markus Horn; a day-long series of ocean-related films in Avila Beach; a new film series for running fanatics; a traditional William Wellman film organized by William Wellman Jr., and also more to be introduced soon.A variety of special-event tickets are on sale currently. The complete celebration schedule and also film lineup will be revealed in early February on Press qualifications will certainly be readily available for approved media reps

, please email Elissa Wiese for those details. Pictures are available upon request.

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