Paul Greengrass will receive BFI Fellowship at BFI London film festival

Vastavam web: Director Paul Greengrass, best known for helming three films in Matt Damon-starrer ‘Bourne’ series, will receive the BFI Fellowship at the 61st BFI London film festival.The Oscar-nominated filmmaker will be felicitated with the BFI’s highest honour for the “outstanding contribution to film and television” at the festival’s award ceremony on October 14, reported Variety.”His distinct ability to combine the visceral with the cerebral and offer a nuanced picture of heroism has injected a bold new realism into action thriller movies, leaving audiences around the world transfixed and eager for more.” The British filmmaker received an Academy Award nomination for his 2006 film “United 93,” which also won him a BAFTA Film award for the best director.