On the 10th of November 2017, Amy Adams will be presented with The American Cinematheque Award at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. She was the unanimous choice of the Cinematheque Board of Directors selection committee. Adams is going to be the 31st recipient of this prestigious award.
The American Cinematheque is a non-profit and independent cultural organization in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to the public presentation of the Moving Image in all of its forms. It is considered as one of the premier organizations of its kind in the US. It also focuses on the operation of historic Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
Rick Nicita, Chairman of The American Cinematheque, said ‘The American Cinematheque is extremely pleased to honour Amy Adams as the 31st recipient of the American Cinematheque Award at our celebration this year. Amy Adams is one of the most beloved, admired, and respected actresses in movies today.’ Nicita further said, ‘Amy’s appeal crosses all demographic groups and she continues to broaden her audience with performances that illuminate her movie-star qualities. She has been honoured with many nominations and awards from critics, fans, and industry organizations all over the world. In the words of one of her directors, she is smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful.’
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Robert Downey Jr., Reese Witherspoon, Robin Williams, Steven Spielberg are a few of the extraordinary personalities who have been awarded The American Cinematheque Award in the past.
Amy Adams is presently shooting Gillian Flynn’s adaptation of “Sharp Objects”, for HBO. It’s speculated to be an eight-episode drama series in which Adams plays Camille Preaker, who returns to her hometown for covering for the murders of two preteen girls.
She has been nominated five times for Oscars- four times for supporting actress and once for best actress for ‘American Hustle’. She has won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for the same. Some of her well known, award-nominated roles are from the movies, “The Fighter,” “American Hustle”, “Doubt,” and, more recently, “Arrival” and “Nocturnal Animals”.