Cate Blanchett to Receive Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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by Beth Hanna
November 5, 2013 11:40 AM
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The Santa Barbara International Film Festival's myriad high-profile tributes typically act as Oscar pushes for likely contenders. This year, the 2014 Outstanding Performer of the Year Award will go to Cate Blanchett on February 1 for her ace performance in Woody Allen’s "Blue Jasmine." The 29th edition of the fest runs January 30 – February 9, 2014.

Meanwhile, Forest Whitaker, who has impressed this year in "Lee Daniels' The Butler," is set receive the fest's Kirk Douglas Award at a ceremony on December 15. 

More info is on the fest's website.

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  • Pedro | November 5, 2013 4:16 PMReply

    2014 must be Cate Blanchett's year of glory.

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