Wailea – Colin Farrell will be the 2015 Maui Film Festival Navigator Award recipient, it was announced today by Barry Rivers, founder and director of the festival which will be held, and celebrate its 16th annual event from June 3-7, at the Wailea Resort in Maui. The Maui Film Festival Navigator Award honors a film artist for carving a path of distinction through the turbulent waters of the entertainment industry without sacrificing their fundamental commitment to excellence. The award will be presented at the Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course on Thursday June 4. Tickets and passes are available at www.mauifilmfestival.com.
“Colin Farrell is a chameleon who constantly creates one-of-a-kind characters that send pitch perfect pebble-to-boulder-sized ripples through whatever story his performance is helping to tell,” said Rivers who added “In short, Colin is a cinematic force of nature and, for that reason, the Maui Film Festival takes great pride in honoring him with its 2015 Navigator Award”
Farrell was recently seen in the film adaptation of “Miss Julie” starring opposite Jessica Chastain and directed by Liv Ullmann. In 2013 Farrell was seen in the Disney film “Saving Mr. Banks” with Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. In 2009, Farrell won a Golden Globe for his role in “In Bruges.”
Farrell is currently shooting the second season of the HBO drama “True Detective” starring opposite Rachel McAdams and Vince Vaughan and recently wrapped the independent film “The Lobster” starring opposite Rachel Weisz.
His other past work includes “Seven Psychopaths,” “Winter’s Tale,” “Dead Man Down,” “Total Recall,” “The Way Back,” “London Boulevard,” “Fright Night,” “Horrible Bosses,” “Ondine,” “Pride and Glory,” “Cassandra’s Dream,” “Miami Vice,” “Alexander,” “The New World,” “Ask the Dust,” “The Recruit,” “A Home at the End of the World,” “Phone Booth,” “Minority Report,” “Daredevil,” “American Outlaws,” “SWAT,” “Intermission” and “Tigerland”.