The actors, both in Toronto with the premieres of their latest work, are to be feted by The Film Society Of Lincoln Center at the 52nd New York Film Festival.

Hawke, riding high on acclaimed performances in Boyhood, Toronto premiere Good Kill (pictured) and for his directorial effort Seymour: An Introduction, will take to the stage for a conversation on September 30.

Seymour: An Introduction plays in selection at New York, set to run from September 26-October 12.

Gere, whose Time Out Of Mind premieres in Toronto this week, will be the focus of attention on October 8. That film also plays in New York.