Al Pacino has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) board of trustees to receive the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film given by the group, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, the board's chair. The award will be presented to Pacino at a gala tribute in Los Angeles on June 7, 2007. "I am moved and honored to be considered for such a prestigious award," said Pacino in a statement. [Brian Brooks]