Laurence Fishburne, Jared Harris & Jillian Bell to be Feted at San Diego Intl. Film Festival

The San Diego International Film Festival will honor Laurence Fishburne with the annual Gregory Peck Award, Jared Harris with the Cinema Vanguard Award and Jillian Bell with the Fairbanks Award, Variety learned exclusively.

The festival, produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, will present the awards at the Night of the Stars Tribute on Oct.

18 at downtown’s Pendry San Diego hotel.The festival, celebrating its 18th year, will take place Oct.

15-18, including six gala features screenings: “Jojo Rabbit,” “Motherless Brooklyn,” “A Hidden Life,” “Kill Team,” “Clemency” and “Marriage Story.”“We couldn’t be more excited to honor Lawrence, Jared and Jillian for their roles in the industry.

These awards are merely an indication of all the fine work they have already done, and will continue to do so in the future,” said Tonya Mantooth, CEO and artistic director of the festival.Fishburne’s many roles include Morpheus in the “Matrix” series.

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