John Turturro Named Recipient of Denver Film Fest's John Cassavetes Award

Nov 01, 2015 825

John Turturro will receive the John Cassavetes Award while Nanni Moretti is to be presented the Maria & Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award at the 38th edition of the Denver Film Festival (DFF), which runs November 4-15. DFF attracts nearly 58,000 filmgoers and is widely recognized as the Rocky Mountain Region's premier film event.

This year's program boasts more than 250 films, representing 39 countries. The complete lineup of films is available here. The John Cassavetes Award, established in 1989 in collaboration with his widow Gena Rowlands, is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the world of filmmaking and whose work reflects the spirit of the late Cassavetes. 

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