Jeremy Irons to be honored at Savannah Film Festival

Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design.


Irons joins previously announced honorees and special guests Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Natalie Dormer, Alec Baldwin, James Toback and Miles Teller. The festival will be running Oct. 26–Nov. 2.

On Monday, Oct. 28, Irons will participate in a Q-and-A after a special screening of Adrian Lyne’s 1997 adaptation of Vladimir Navokov’s novel, Lolita.

Tickets and passes can be purchased online at, via phone at 912.525.5050 or in person at the box office window, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah, Georgia. Festival passes are still available for purchase.

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