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Morgan Freeman To Be Honored By Siskel Film Center

Morgan Freeman To Be Honored By Siskel Film Center

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Legendary actor Morgan Freeman will be honored with the Renaissance Award by The Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). His film credits which includes Oscar nominations and a win -Driving Miss Daisy, Million Dollar Baby- The Shawshank Redemption, Glory, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven and Batman Begins.

#FunFact Morgan Freeman was raised in Chicago during his early years.

The benefit which will he held June 7 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Chicago will once again be co-chaired by Eda Davidman and Melissa Sage-Fadim who co-chaired the sold out benefit last year. For tickets (single tickets range in price from $500 to $1,000 (VIP), tables and sponsorship information(from $5,000 to $50,000), call (312) 846-2072.

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Past honorees of the Renaissance award includes: Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Downey, jr, Jamie Foxx, George Lucas, Nicole Kidman, Bob Balaban, John Woo, Michael Mann, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman.

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