Actor Jeremy Renner, and actress Uma Thurman will be presented with the President’s Award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Actress/producer Uma Thurman – Golden Globe winner for Hysterical Blindness, Academy Award nominee for Pulp Fiction, and recipient of more than twenty other prestigious festival prizes will accept the Festival President’s Award at the Opening Ceremony, and actor/musician Jeremy Renner, known for his roles in The Hurt Locker, The Avengers, Captain America, and the Mission Impossible series, will accept the KVIFF Festival President’s Award at the Closing Gala on July 8th. Renner will also introduce his new film Wind River, which will screen at the 52nd edition of the festival.
“I am thrilled that Jeremy Renner will be accepting an award at this year’s Karlovy Vary festival. Jeremy is an actor with a highly diverse filmography that includes both audience favourites as well as critically acclaimed films. One example is Wind River, which recently won the Prize for Best Direction in the Un Certain Regard competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and which Jeremy Renner will present at Karlovy Vary in person,” says Jiří Bartoška, president of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.