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iW NEWS | European Film Awards To Honor Godard and Ballhaus

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 11, 2007 at 3:08AM

Jean-Luc Godard and Michael Ballhaus will receive honorary awards a the 20th European Film Awards on December 1, 2007 in Berlin. Godard, a filmmaker and critic for over fifty years, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his "impressive contribution to the world of film." Ballhaus, a German-born cinematographer who has worked with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Martin Scorcese, Mike Nichols, Wolfgang Peterson and many others, will take home the European Achievement in World Cinema Award. Both men are expected to attend the ceremony. {Peter Knegt}
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Jean-Luc Godard and Michael Ballhaus will receive honorary awards a the 20th European Film Awards on December 1, 2007 in Berlin. Godard, a filmmaker and critic for over fifty years, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his "impressive contribution to the world of film." Ballhaus, a German-born cinematographer who has worked with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Martin Scorcese, Mike Nichols, Wolfgang Peterson and many others, will take home the European Achievement in World Cinema Award. Both men are expected to attend the ceremony. {Peter Knegt}