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Decades of Tribute

Festival honorees through the years:

  • 2014: Kevin Kline
  • 2013: Bruce Dern, Toni Servillo, Scud, George Tillman, Jr.
  • 2012: Robert Zemeckis, Helen Hunt, Joan Allen, Viola Davis, Juan Antonio Bayona.
  • 2011: Claude Lelouch, Martin Sheen, Anthony Mackie.
  • 2010: Forest Whitaker, Guillermo Del Toro, Paula Wagner, Ron Howard, Alan Cumming.
  • 2009: Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, Lee Daniels, Gabourey Sidibe, Willem Dafoe, Patrice Chéreau, Martin Landau.
  • 2008: Christopher Nolan, Sidney Poitier, Mike Leigh, Viggo Mortensen, Jennifer Hudson.
  • 2007: Roger Ebert, Jacqueline Bisset, Jeffrey Wright.
  • 2006: Steven Spielberg, Dustin Hoffman, Liza Minnelli, Ruby Dee, Darren Aronofsky, Stephen Frears, André Benjamin, Yoshiyuki Tomino.
  • 2005: Susan Sarandon, Shirley MacLaine, Terrence Howard.
  • 2004: Robert Zemeckis, Annette Bening, Irma P. Hall, Harry J. Lennix, Robert Townsend, Robin Williams.
  • 2003: Nicolas Cage, Robert Benton, Robert Downey Jr., Taye Diggs.
  • 2002: Clint Eastwood, Pierce Brosnan, Charles Dutton.
  • 2001: Faye Dunaway, Halle Berry, Sigourney Weaver.
  • 2000: Richard Gere, Lord Richard Attenborough, Victor Skrebneski, Laurence Fishburne, Joe Dante, Sabu, Harold Ramis.
  • 1999: Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck, John Frankenheimer, Morgan Freeman, Ray Harryhausen.
  • 1998: John Travolta, John Boorman, Pam Grier, Monte Hellman.
  • 1997: Michael Douglas, Spike Lee, Roger Corman, Liv Ullmann.
  • 1996: Jodie Foster, William Wyler, Michael Mann, Kim Novak, Andrew Davis.
  • 1995: Sally Field, Lina Wertmüller, Blake Edwards, Al Pacino.
  • 1994: Rod Steiger, Luchino Visconti, Diane Ladd.
  • 1993: James Earl Jones, Tom Cruise.
  • 1992: Oliver Stone, Jack Lemmon, Shyam Benegal, Dan Wolman, Arthur Cohn, Kathleen Turner.
  • 1991: John Cusack, Elias Querejeta.
  • 1990: Sophia Loren.
  • 1989: Irwin Winkler, Charlie Chaplin.
  • 1988: Alan Parker.
  • 1987: Colleen Moore.
  • 1986: Sydney Pollack, Claude Lelouch, Deborah Kerr.
  • 1985: Arthur Penn, Russ Meyer.
  • 1984: Douglas Trumbull.
  • 1983: Jane Russell, Jay Ward & Friends, Oscar Getz.
  • 1982: Ann-Margret, Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
  • 1981: François Truffaut, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Friz Freleng.
  • 1980: John Houseman, Gloria Swanson, Neil Simon, William Friedkin, Verna Fields.
  • 1979: Peter Ellenshaw Sr, Karen Black, Maximilian Schell.
  • 1978: Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Mickey Mouse.
  • 1977: Mel Brooks, Ann Miller, Lindsay Anderson, Krzysztof Zanussi, Edith Head.
  • 1976: Albert & David Maysles, Charlton Heston, Helen Rose.
  • 1975: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Stanley Donen.
  • 1974: Robert Wise, Vincente Minnelli, Ján Kadár, Angela Lansbury.
  • 1973: Satyajit Ray, David L. Wolper, Warner Brothers.
  • 1972: Frederick Wiseman, Abel Gance, Paul Morrissey, Linwood G. Dunn.
  • 1971: Sonja Henie, Franklin Schaffner, Donald Siegel.
  • 1970: Howard Hawks, George Stevens.
  • 1969: George Pal.
  • 1968: Mervyn LeRoy, Norman McLaren.
  • 1967: Busby Berkeley, George Cukor, Ruby Keeler, Saul Bass, Pablo Ferro, Richard Williams.
  • 1966: Harold Lloyd, Otto Preminger, Colleen Moore.
  • 1965: King Vidor, Stanley Kramer, Bette Davis.