Dubai Film Festival set to honour Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson
23 November, 2016
Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) next month. Jackson is long-celebrated as one of cinema’s most talented and intuitive actors with over four decades in the industry and featuring in more than 100 films. “Jackson has crafted a diverse and successful career in Hollywood and beyond, and earned multiple awards and accolades for his efforts,” a DIFF statement said. Also being recognised for their work is legendary Rekha, one of the greatest actresses in Hindi cinema, and Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Grammy award-winning French Lebanese composer Gabriel Yared.