Cinema Eye Honors has announced that "American Movie" will be the recipient of its 2016 Legacy Award. "American Movie" is a 1999 cult classic that follows the home-grown production of a low-budget horror film in the Midwest.
Filmmaker Steve James will present the award to director Chris Smith at the Cinema Eye Honors Award Ceremony. Furthermore, "American Movie" will have a special screening at the 2016 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto, Canada.
Tickets for the Cinema Eye Honors Awards Ceremony, held at the Museum of the Moving Image, are on sale here.