Darren Aronofsky to Be Honored at Provincetown Int'l Film Fest

Darren Aronofsky and Natalie Portman filming "Black Swan."
Darren Aronofsky and Natalie Portman filming "Black Swan."
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The "Black Swan" director has been named Filmmaker on the Edge and actress Vera Farmiga will be awarded for excellence in acting at the event set for June 15-19.

Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky will be honored at the Provincetown International Film Festival, where he is slated to receive the fest's 2011 Filmmaker on the Edge Award.

Actress Vera Farmiga will also be feted with the fest's Excellence in Acting Award.

"We are thrilled with these two award recipients. They each represent the spirit and artistic voice of what filmmaking is today," the festival's executive director Gabby Hanna said.

The festival, which takes place in and around Provincetown, Ma., and focuses on indie film, will run from June 15-19.

 

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