Ben Kingsley earns Golden Space Needle

Honored for 'Elegy' at Seattle fest

Ben Kingsley will be honored with a 2008 Golden Space Needle award for acting during the Seattle International Film Festival.

Kingsley will be presented the award on Mary 25 prior to the premiere of "Elegy," an upcoming Samuel Goldwyn release in which he stars, and he will also be feted at a tribute dinner. The Seattle fest runs May 22-June 15.