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Aspen Filmfest to Fete Harrison Ford

Aspen Filmfest to Fete Harrison Ford

The Aspen Filmfest will honor actor Harrison Ford with its annual “Independent by Nature Award” at its 28th edition this fall, organizers revealed Thursday. The evening tribute will take place Saturday, September 30 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen and will be followed by a dinner. Harrison will be feted “in recognition of the tremendous contribution Ford has made to modern cinema,” according to a fest release. Past recipients of the award include Anjelica Huston, Sydney Pollack, William H. Macy, Bob Rafelson, Michael Douglas and Rob Reiner. Aspen Filmfest runs September 26 – October 1 in the famed ski resort town. [Brian Brooks]

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