Johnny Depp to Be Honored at Camerimage, ‘Minamata’ to Open Film Festival
Johnny Depp will be awarded the Camerimage Award for “an actor with unique visual sensitivity” at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival.
“Minamata,” starring Depp, will be the closing film of the 28th edition of the event, which focuses on cinematography.Due to the pandemic, Depp will be unable to accept the award in person, but will connect to the ceremony remotely from the U.S.The screening of the film, which was directed by Andrew Levitas and shot by cinematographer Benoît Delhomme, will take place on Nov.
21 in Toruń’s Jordanki Festival Center, following the closing gala and awards ceremony.Levitas’ sophomore feature tells the story of how war photographer W.
Eugene Smith fought to expose the negligence of a powerful corporation dumping toxic chemicals into a river near the Japanese city of Minamata.The festival said in a statement: “Smith’s trail of tears to document the effects mercury poisoning
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