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by Nigel M Smith
September 3, 2011 4:10 AM
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Zurich Film Fest to Honor Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuaron at the Academy Awards in 2007. Copyright (c) A.M.P.A.S.

Academy Award nominated director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu ("Babel," "Biutiful") will be awarded the Career Achievement Award at the 7th Zurich Film Festival.

Inarritu will also take part in a talent workshop open to selected participants, taking place on September 30, and will be the subject of a retrospective curated by the Festival.

As previously announced, Sean Penn will be presented the Golden Icon award, in recognition of his film career as well as his journalistic and humanitarian efforts.

The Zurich Film Festival runs September 22 - October 2, in Zurich, Switzerland.

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