DiCaprio to present Scorsese Robert Osborne Award

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Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will present veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese the Robert Osborne Award at the 2018 TCM Classic Film Festivals opening.

DiCaprio, who has worked with Scorsese in five films, including “Gangs of New York” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”, will present the award on April 26 here to the filmmaker for his decades-long commitment to the legacy and preservation of classic films, reports variety.com.

In addition, Scorsese established the Film Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to protecting and preserving motion picture history, in 1990.

The foundation has funded the restoration of over 800 films and its World Cinema Project has restored 31 films from 21 countries.

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