Oscar-Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham Will Be Honored at BIFF - Boulder International Film Festival

Oscar-Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham Will Be Honored at BIFF


Oscar-Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham Will Be Honored with the Boulder International Film Festival’s Outstanding Performer of the Year Award This Saturday, March 4

The Amadeus and White Lotus actor will accept the award before a live recording of an episode of the Hollywood Reporters Awards Chatter podcast


BOULDER, CO. — March 1, 2023 — The Boulder International Film Festival is proud to announce a celebrity appearance by the Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham on Saturday, March 4. Abraham will receive the Festival’s Outstanding Performer of the Year award for The White Lotus.


  1. Murray Abraham will be presented with the award at the historic Boulder Theater this Saturday, March 4, at 5:45 p.m., 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.


  1. Murray Abraham has appeared in more than 80 films including Amadeus, for which he received the Academy Award® for Best Actor, as well as Golden Globe® and L.A. Film Critics Awards. Abraham’s other films include The Name of the Rose, Finding Forrester, Scarface, The Ritz, Star Trek: Insurrection, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Inside Llewyn Davis, Lady and the Tramp, most recently Things Heard & Seen, and many more. Abraham recently starred in the second season of HBO’s The White Lotus, for which he received a Golden Globe® nomination. A veteran of the stage, Mr. Abraham has also appeared in more than 90 plays. 


“We are thrilled to be honoring F. Murrary Abraham at BIFF this year,” said Kathy Beeck, BIFF’s festival director and co-founder. “He is an exceptionally talented actor who’s had a fascinating career. We look forward to presenting Mr. Abraham with this award, and hearing stories from his distinguished life in film and television during Saturday’s event.”


Tickets for F. Murray Abraham’s appearance at the festival are on sale now for $20 and may be purchased at www.biff1.com.


The first Awards Chatter podcast recording with Scott Feinberg at the festival was in 2022 with BIFF’s first Outstanding Performer of the Year award winner, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem.





About the Boulder International Film Festival

The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Boulder, Colorado, for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema. BIFF attracts more than 20,000 film enthusiasts, media and industry members annually and takes place from March 2 to 5, 2023. The BIFF virtual platform will offer online screenings from March 6 to 19. For tickets and more information, visit biff1.com and follow BIFF on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The BIFF media kit is at bit.ly/BIFF2023.


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