#Chicago Gene Siskel Film Center Honors Morgan Freeman with Renaissance Award | June 7

Morgan Freeman and Turteltaub participate in a fascinating conversation and Morgan Freeman is awarded the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award. 

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) honors Academy Award® -winner Morgan Freeman with its prestigious Renaissance Award Saturday, June 7, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (160 E. Pearson Street.) “A Candid Conversation with Morgan Freeman” celebrates the celebrated actor and engage him in a discussion withHollywood Director Jon Turteltaub to talk about his career and artistic process, complete with a retrospective of film clips from some of his most notable performances. The benefit is co-chaired by longstanding Gene Siskel Film Center supporters and Advisory Board members Eda Davidman and Melissa Sage Fadim.  All proceeds support the Gene Siskel Film Center’s eclectic film programming as well as lecture series and discussions with visiting scholars and filmmakers.

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago Hotel
Chicago, IL, USA
June 7, 2014

Gene Siskel Film Center 
For over 40 years, The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has presented independent and international cinema, film festivals, cutting edge programs, premieres, retrospectives and classic films. Recognized internationally for its original film programming, the Film Center annually presents approximately 1,500 screenings and 100 guest artist appearances to more than 80,000 film enthusiasts at its unique, sophisticated, modern facilities at 164 N. State Street. For more information, please visit www.siskelfilmcenter.org.

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