The 36th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award



    Sunday, July 6th on Citytv

    Actor Warren Beatty Receives Top Honours

    TORONTO, July 4 /CNW/ - Tune in to the American Film Institute's
black-tie tribute to Warren Beatty's illustrious career in film, Sunday, July
6 on Citytv.


    Broadcast Schedule is as Follows:
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    Citytv Toronto     Sunday, July 6 at 7pm ET
    Citytv Winnipeg    Sunday, July 6 at 9pm CT
    Citytv Calgary     Sunday, July 6 at 9pm MT
    Citytv Edmonton    Sunday, July 6 at 9pm MT
    Citytv Vancouver   Sunday, July 6 at 7pm PT

    Actor Warren Beatty was recently celebrated by the American Film
Institute when he received the 36th Annual Life Achievement Award in front of
family, friends and peers. Many notable celebrities participated in the
tribute, including Al Pacino, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Julie Christie,
President Bill Clinton, Robert Downey Jr., Jane Fonda, Gene Hackman,
Goldie Hawn, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Harvey Keitel, Mike Nichols,
Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Towne.
    The festivities included a moving tribute to the legacy left by the
passing of screen titan Charlton Heston, a musical performance by bluegrass
banjo pioneer Early Scruggs as well as a performance by Pras and Amerie.
    With nearly a half-century of acting, producing, directing and writing
under his belt, Warren Beatty joins the distinguished list of recipients of
AFI's Life Achievement Award which includes such Hollywood legends as
Al Pacino, Sean Connery, George Lucas, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro,
Barbra Streisand, Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood.

    About the American Film Institute

    AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and
the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television
and digital media. Additional information about AFI is available at AFI.com.
AFI thanks HP for its support of this year's Life Achievement Award. American
Airlines is the official airline of the American Film Institute. AFI offers
additional thanks to the Frank Family Vineyards.

    Tune in to the star studded affair at the 36th Annual American Film
Institute Life Achievement Awards, Sunday, July 6th on Citytv.

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For further information:

For further information: Veronica Logue, Publicity, Citytv, (416)
764-3195, Veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com


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