Kill Your Darlings producer to receive Indie Star Award at Polish festival.
Christine Vachon to receive the Indie Star Award from Wrocław’s American Film Festival (Oct 22-27).
The producer and co-founder of the cult production company Killer Films is best-known for her work on Larry Clark’s controversial Kids; Kimberly Pierce’s Oscar-winner Boys Don’t Cry; Todd Solondz’s Happiness; and all Todd Haynes’ features including Poison, Velvet Goldmine and Far From Heaven.
As a guest of the festival, Vachon will speak about her career during a master class on Oct 26 and she will also meet with audiences at the American Corner on Oct 25.
As part of Vachon’s mini retrospective in Wroclaw, there will be screenings of Haynes’ Velvet Goldmine and John Cameron Mitchell’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch as well as new productions: John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings, Ramin Bahrani’s At Any Price and Lance Edmands’ Bluebird, which Vachon executive produced.
The annual award has previously been given to directors Todd Solondz and Jerry Schatzberg.