Robert De Niro to get key award at Sarajevo Film Festival

August 8, 2016 1:09 PM

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Organizers say Robert De Niro will present Martin Scorsese’s restored “Taxi Driver” at the opening night of the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival and receive the festival’s first lifetime achievement award.

Festival organizers said Monday that De Niro, who has won the Golden Globe, two Oscars and was nominated for another five Oscars, will receive the first honorary Heart of Sarajevo lifetime achievement award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film.

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