Nicole Kidman to be honored by NY Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) - August 21, 2012

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Tuesday that Kidman will be celebrated at the 50th-annual New York Film Festival. The festival will also honor its longtime director Richard Pena in a second gala.

The film "The Paperboy" has been added to the festival's slate. It's directed by Lee Daniels and stars Kidman, Zac Efron, John Cusack and Matthew McConaughey.

Pena is also programming director of the film society. He is stepping down from Lincoln Center this year following his 25th festival.

The gala for Kidman will take place Oct. 3, with the Pena event following on October 10. The festival runs September 28 through October 14.

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