PELHAM, N.Y. -- The Picture House in Pelham will honor screen and stage legend Cicely Tyson, Academy Award-winning director and screenwriter Paul Haggis and longtime Picture House supporter and board member Eric Q. Salmeron at the Spring Soirée on Friday, May 13.
The Spring Soirée will take place at the Hampshire Country Club in Mamaroneck.
Tyson will receive the Harold Lloyd Lifetime Achievement Award. She won two Emmy Awards for "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" and one for "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All." The actress, advocate and humanitarian was also nominated for nine additional Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, an Academy Award and more.
Haggis will receive the Harold Lloyd Film Visionary Award. He is the first screenwriter to write two consecutive Best Picture Oscar winners with 2006's "Million Dollar Baby" and 2005's "Crash," which he also directed.
Salmeron will receive the Harold Lloyd Commitment to Community Award for his longtime support of the Westchester community and The Picture House.
The event will feature silent and live auctions, dinner and a performance by Tony Award-winning singer and actress LaChanze.
Tickets begin at $250 per person and are available for purchase online at www.thepicturehouse.org .
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