Star Wars actor, Adam Driver is to be honoured at the Santa Barbara Film Festival for his work on the film ‘Marriage Story.’
Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver will receive the performers of the year award from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Jan. 17. The duo is being saluted in a ceremony at the Arlington Theatre for their work in Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story.”
The festival has become a key stop for filmmakers during awards season. This year’s event, the 35th, will take place on Jan. 15-25.
“Scarlett and Adam have had such admirable arcs to their careers — making smart choices between independent films and big Hollywood franchises. They both are such lyrical performers, imbuing their acting with keen sensitivity and intellect. Together in Baumbach’s ‘Marriage Story,’ they regaled us with their best work to date,” says SBIFF executive director Roger Durling.