“The Sessions” John Hawkes to receive 2013 King Vidor Award

John Hawkes smallThe San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s King Vidor Award will be presented to actor
John Hawkes at the Festival’s award ceremony on Saturday, March 9 at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo. 2007 King Vidor Award recipient James Cromwell will present the award.

John Hawkes recently starred in The Sessions, for which he received rave reviews, a Golden Globe nomination and Best Actor award at the  Independent Spirit Awards less than two weeks ago. He was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Winter’s Bone, co-starring with Jennifer Lawrence. He’s also well-known for his role as Sol Star in HBO’s Deadwood and was recently seen in Lincoln as the scoundrel, Robert Latham.

The King Vidor Award will be presented after the George Sidney Independent Film Awards at the Fremont Theatre beginning at 7:00pm. An informal conversation between James Cromwell and John Hawkes will follow the award presentation and include a Q&A with the audience.

After the awards event, there will be an after-party at the nearby Warden Building in the middle of downtown San Luis Obispo. Click here for full details on the event.