Forest Whitaker to receive Chicago tribute
Paula Wagner, Guillermo del Toro also feted at film festivalForest Whitaker, Paula Wagner and Guillermo del Toro will receive career tributes at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival, which runs. Oct. 7-21.
The festival will screen more than 150 films from 50 countries.
Whitaker will receive a career achievement award Oct. 9 as part of CIFF's annual Black Perspectives Tributes. Previous honorees include Halle Berry, Sidney Poitier, Morgan Freeman and Ruby Dee.
CIFF is the oldest competitive film festival in the U.S.