Thursday, October 18, 2007
SLOAN PRIZE AT HIFF
Julian Schnabel’s THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY has been named the winner of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s $25,000 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize.
The prize is awarded to a feature film that, “explores science and technology themes in fresh, innovative ways and depicts scientists and engineers in a realistic and compelling fashion.”
Other Sloan events at the Hamptons include a live staged reading of Caitlin McCarthy’s WONDER DRUG (featuring actors Steve Guttenberg and Alysia Reiner) and a panel discussion about films & technology.
Tickets to the screening, the reading, and the panel are (as of this moment) available and may be obtained from HIFF.