Alan Arkin coming to SLO Film Festival

January 29, 2010

Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin will receive this year’s King Vidor Award at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. The actor comes to town Saturday, March 20, to accept the honor at the Fremont Theater.

Arkin is best known for movies that date back to the 1960s, including “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming,” “Wait Until Dark,” “Catch 22,” and “The Seven Percent Solution.” He won the Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of the foul-mouthed grandfather in the hit comedy “Little Miss Sunshine.” His most recent movies include “Get Smart” and “Sunshine Cleaning.”

More information about the 2010 Film Festival is available at their Web site.

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