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iW NEWS | Naomi Harris to Receive Bahamas Fest Honors

iW NEWS | Naomi Harris to Receive Bahamas Fest Honors

Naomie Harris (“28 Days Later” “Pirates of the Caribbean 2&3”) will receive the Bahasmas International Film Festival’s “Rising Star Tribute,” the festival announced Wednesday. Harris will be on hand for the special Chopard Award tribute presentation on Tuesday, December 11th at Aura Nightclub at the Atlantis Hotel & Resort. The Rising Star Tribute is given to an actor or actress whose “early accomplishments have put them on the path for elite stardom in the industry.” BIFF along with Ansbacher will also be presenting a $10,000 to an independent Bahamian and Caribbean filmmaker vying for funding through BIFF’s Filmmaker Residency Program to be used towards the development and production of the selected recipient’s film. BIFF takes place December 6 – 13. [Brian Brooks]

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