Belafonte, Miyazaki to receive Academy's Governors Awards

August 28, 2014 7:40 PM

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Belafonte, Miyazaki to receive Academy's Governors Awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American singer and actor Harry Belafonte, French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki and Irish actress Maureen O'Hara will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said on Thursday.

The academy, which hosts Hollywood's annual Oscars ceremony and is made up of some 6,500 members of the film industry, bestows the Governors Awards to honor a person's lifetime achievements in film.

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