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American Cinematheque Award Recipients:
 

Denzel Washington

Nicolas Cage 2001

Bruce Willis 2000

Jodie Foster 1999

Arnold Schwarzenegger 1998

John Travolta 1997

Tom Cruise 1996

Mel Gibson 1995

Rob Reiner 1994

Michael Douglas 1993

Sean Connery 1992

Martin Scorsese 1991

Ron Howard 1990

Steven Spielberg 1989

Robin Williams 1988

Bette Midler 1987

Eddie Murphy 1986

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The Film Programs of the American Cinematheque are presented at the magnificently renovated, historic 1922 Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre. Located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard.
Photo Credit: Randall Michelson. Detail of Egyptian Theatre Ceiling.

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<<< Friday, December 6, 2002 >>>

The Presentation of the 17th Annual American Cinematheque Award

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Denzel Washington 2002 Honoree

Presented December 6, 2002 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

The American Cinematheque Award is presented annually to an extraordinary artist currently making a significant contribution to the art of the Moving Picture.

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Film titles in ()'s indicated films made with Denzel Washington.

(as of 12/2/02)

Talent Confirmed To Participate in the Show

Angela Bassett (MALCOLM X)

Halle Berry

Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants)

Cedric "The Entertainer"

Robert Downey, Jr.

Jamie Foxx

Tom Hanks (PHILADELPHIA) Presenting Award to Mr. Washington

Steve Harvey (Performer in Spike Lee’s "The Original Kings of Comedy")

Ethan Hawke (TRAINING DAY)

Keanu Reeves (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING)

Bruce Willis (THE SIEGE)

 

Attending:

Eric Benet

*Jeffrey Berg (ICM)

Peter Berg (author)

Todd Black (producer, ANTWONE FISHER)

*Richard Cook (President, Buena Vista Pictures)

Ice Cube

**Peter Dekom (American Cinematheque Co-Chairman)

Jonathan Demme (dir. PHILADELPHIA)

*Jonathan Dolgen, Event Co-Chair (Chairman, Paramount Pictures)

Daisey Fuentes

Jasmine Guy

Gregory Hoblit (dir. FALLEN)

*Alan Horn (President and CEO, Warner Brothers)

Norman Jewison (dir. THE HURRICANE)

Robert Johnson (Founder and CEO, Black Entertainment Television)

*Ed Limato (Vice Chairman, ICM – Denzel Washington’s Agent)

*Chris McGurk (Vice Chairman and COO, MGM)

**Mike Medavoy (American Cinematheque Co-Chairman – Phoenix Pictures)

*Ron Meyer (President and COO, Universal Studios)

Michael Nathanson (President and COO, MGM Pictures)

**Rick Nicita (Creative Artists Agency, Inc.)

**Henry Shields, Jr. (American Cinematheque President – Irell & Manella)

**Barbara Smith (American Cinematheque Director)

Wesley Snipes

Michael Ridley Thomas, Councilman

Robert Townsend

Nia Vardalos (MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING)

Alex Yemenidjian (Chairman and CEO, MGM)

* Benefit Co-Chair

** Cinematheque Executive

Taped Messages Shown During the Show:

Mel Gibson; Spike Lee (dir. HE GOT GAME, MALCOLM X, MO’ BETTER BLUES)

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