Variety reports that Brooks will receive the Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award June 6 at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre. Academy Award winner Martin Scorsese will present the honor to fellow filmmaker Brooks.
The evening will be televised June 15 on TNT. TCM will also broadcast the ceremony July 24 as part of a tribute to Brooks.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.