American Cinematheque fetes Julia Roberts

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.“Moviegoers are eagerly awaiting the next chapter in the career of this beloved actress and we are looking forward to thanking her for all that she’s already given us.” Roberts’ portrayal of crusading legal advocate “Erin Brockovich,” won the actress an Oscar and a Golden Globe. The actress’ film credits also include “Pretty Woman,” “Steel Magnolias,” and “Mystic Pizza.” Other notable Cinematheque Award recipients include Steven Spielberg, Nicole Kidman, Sean Connery, and Al Pacino. Today’s awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton hotel will be broadcast in December on AMC. BEVERLY HILLS – Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts will receive the 22nd American Cinematheque Award today at the Beverly Hilton, honoring her contributions to the film industry. Presenting the award will be Roberts’ co-star in “The Pelican Brief,” Denzel Washington. Roberts was the presenter last year when George Clooney was honored by American Cinematheque with their 21st Award. “Julia Roberts is a true movie star who has delighted audiences and critics in so many pictures,” said Rick Nicita, Chairman of the Board of the American Cinematheque. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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