The Boulder International Film Festival is proud to announce a celebrity appearance by 2022 Academy Award®-Nominated Actor Javier Bardem on Saturday, March 5. Bardem will receive the Festival’s “Outstanding Performer of the Year” award for his role as entertainer and entrepreneur Desi Arnaz in Being the Ricardos, for which he was nominated for “Best Actor” by both the Academy and the Screen Actors’ Guild.
Javier Bardem will be presented with the award at the historic Boulder Theater on Saturday, March 5, at 12:30pm, followed by an interview with Scott Feinberg, distinguished awards columnist from The Hollywood Reporter. The interview will be recorded for subsequent airing on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast.
Bardem is the recipient of an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award, all for his performance as Anton Chigurh in the Coen Brothers modern western film No Country for Old Men (2007). He has been nominated for three other Academy Awards, including Julian Schnabel‘s Before Night Falls (2000), Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s Biutiful (2010), and Aaron Sorkin‘s Being the Ricardos (2021). Other credits include: The Good Boss, Spain’s official submission for the 2022 Academy Awards; Everybody Knows and Loving Pablo, starring opposite his wife Penelope Cruz;, Mother! opposite Jennifer Lawrence; and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Bardem can also be seen in Denis Villeneuve’s epic science-fiction film Dune, which earned ten 2022 Academy Award nominations.