Matthew McConaughey will receive the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute at the 6th annual Napa Valley Film Festival, the festival organization has announced. The award honors outstanding contributions to the art of acting and cinematic story-telling.
Along with the tribute, McConaughey’s upcoming film Gold, directed by Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana), is set for a private VIP screening Thursday, November 10 at 9:00 AM at the Cameo Cinema in St. Helena. The screening will be open only to members of the festival’s Patron Circle and Vintner Circle. Deadline’s Mike Fleming will host and moderate a post-screening conversation with McConaughey.
From Dimension Films, the film is based on a true story and follows an unlucky prospector (McConaughey) on a desperate search for gold in Indonesia. Edgar Ramirez co-stars, with the film seeing wide release Christmas day.