Atom Egoyan to be honored in Hamburg

Wim Wenders to pay tribute to helmer at the festival

MUNICH -- Atom Egoyan, an Oscar nominee for his 1997 film "The Sweet Hereafter," will receive the Douglas Sirk Prize from the Filmfest Hamburg, organizers said Monday.

Wim Wenders will pay tribute to Egoyan on Sept. 27 prior to the German premiere of the Canadian helmer's latest film, "Adoration," which screened In Competition at the Festival de Cannes in May.