The Oscarwinning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is to receive NBC'sScreenwriter Tribute at the eighth annual Nantucket Film Festival (NFF), whichruns from Jun 19-22.
Jhabvala wonbest adapted screenplay Oscars for A Room With A View in 1987 and Howards End in 1993. She was nominated for TheRemains Of The Day in1994.
Jhabvala'snext project is Fox Searchlight's upcoming comedy Le Divorce, which teams her once again withdirector James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant.
'Ruth has adapted some of the most challenging andcomplex classics into award winning screenplays, bringing her novelisticsensibility to the cinematic medium. We are honored to announce Ruth PrawerJhabvala as our 2003 NBC screenwriter's honoree,' the festival'sartistic director Mystelle Brabbee said in a statement.
Previousrecipients of the NBC Screenwriter Tribute include Paul Schrader, WalterBernstein and James Schamus.