The Zurich Film Festival will presents it Golden Eye Award to film-maker Constantin Costa-Gavras in recognition of his career as a director, writer and producer.

ZFF director Karl Spoerri announce the tribute. Paris-based, Greek-born Costa-Gavras will attend the award ceremony on Oct 4 and the festival will also host a retrospective on Oct 5.

He will also participate in a festival masterclass to discuss past works including Z, Missing and Betrayed.