March 15, 2014
Actor Danny Glover will be given a lifetime achievement award during a film festival in Norfolk.
The second annual Old Dominion University/City of Norfolk ONFilm Festival will be held on the ODU campus and city venues from March 29 through April 5.
The theme is "Reel Politics" and the festival will include free screenings of films examining subjects from Cold War politics to the politics of gender.
Old Dominion said in a news release that Glover will receive his award during a closing gala on April 5 at the Granby Theater.
Glover's film credits include the "Lethal Weapon" series and "The Color Purple." He also is an advocate for social rights.