“Clerks” director Kevin Smith will be presented this year’s Filmmaker on the Edge Award at the Provincetown International Film Festival Executive Director Gabby Hanna, Artistic Director Connie White and Director of Programming Andrew Peterson unveiled. Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton will receive PIFF’s Excellence in Acting Award and the event’s “Faith Hubley Memorial Award will be given to the Academy Award-winning directing duo Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (“Howl”).
“We are thrilled with these four award recipients,” said Hanna in a statemnt about this year’s honorees. “They each represent the spirit and artistic voice of what independent filmmaking is today.” The Provincetown International Film Festival will take place June 16 – 20 in the Cape Cod, Massachusetts resort town. [Brian Brooks]