Montreal fest to honor John Boorman

9:21 AM PST 09/16/2008 by Etan Vlessing, AP

Director also will teach master class at festival

TORONTO -- Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinema is honoring British director John Boorman with a lifetime achievement award next month.

Boorman will receive the Louve d'Honneur and give a master class Oct. 10 as part of the festival's 37th edition, organizers said Tuesday.

The Festival du Nouveau Cinema also will screen Boorman's latest film, "The Tiger's Tale," which stars Brendan Gleeson, and three earlier movies: "Zardoz," "Leo the Last" and "Deliverance."

The Festival du Nouveau Cinema, which will unveil its full lineup Sept. 23, runs Oct. 8-19.
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