Kevin Costner receiving Ghent Fest honor

9th World Soundtrack Awards close event on Oct. 17

Kevin Costner will be honored with the Joseph Plateau Honorary Award for Career Achievement at the 36th Ghent International Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium on Oct. 11. He'll also perform a live concert at the fest with his band Modern West.

Winner of two Oscars for "Dances with Wolves," Costner released his debut album, "Untold Truths," in 2008 and has been playing with members of Modern West for 20 years.

The festival will also host concerts spotlighting the work of Marvin Hamlisch, Alexandre Desplat, Marc Streitenfeld and Shigeru Umebayashi.

On Oct. 17, the fest concludes with the 9th World Soundtrack Awards. Nominees include Carter Burwell, Desplat, Danny Elfman and Michael Giacchino, among others.

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