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George Stevens, Jr. To Receive Honorary Oscar

AFI congratulates George Stevens, Jr., our own Founding Director and member of our Board of Trustees, who will receive an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. During his leadership at AFI, we established the Center for Advanced Film Studies and created the AFI Life Achievement Award. He also co-founded the Kennedy Center Honors, which he has produced for the last 34 years. Stevens, Jr. is being honored by the Academy for his producing work on the documentary short subject, “The Five Cities of June”. The award will be presented on December 1 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Hollywood and Highland Center. 


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