Organisers at the 28th StarzDenver International Film Festival have announced tributes to Claude Lelouchand Japanese cinema at next month's event.

Lelouch will be interviewedon stage following a screening of his latest drama The Courage To Love on Nov12. Lelouch's Les Miserables and AMan And A Woman will also screen.

The Japanese spotlight kicksoff with a screening of Yoji Yamada's samurai tale The Hidden Blade and includes a three-film tribute to production anddistribution company Shochiku, now in its 110th year.

The festival runs from Nov10-20.