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iW NEWS | Woodstock To Honor Wexler

iW NEWS | Woodstock To Honor Wexler

Award-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler is set to receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the 9th Annual Woodstock Film Festival. “Haskell Wexler’s outstanding talent as a cinematographer, his unique voice as a director, and his unwavering passion as a social activist have been an inspiration and a guiding light to the Woodstock Film Festival audience and to the film community at large,” Woodstock Film Festival Co-Founder and Executive Director Meira Blaustein said in a statement. The award will be presented to Wexler at the 2008 Woodstock Film Festival Award Ceremony on Saturday, October 4, 2008, by his friends and colleagues John Sayles and Maggie Renzi. [Peter Knegt]

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