Get Your Tickets to the 2016 Icon Award

  Purchase Your Tickets for the 2016 Icon Award Honoring Lawrence Kasdan  

Our first-ever Icon Award will honor The Empire Strikes Back and The Force Awakens screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan. Among Hollywood's most accomplished filmmakers, Mr. Kasdan has also directed such acclaimed dramas as The Big Chill, The Accidental Tourist, and Body Heat.

  • When: Sunday May 22, 2016 • 7:00 PM
  • Where: Woodruff Arts Center, Rich Auditorium
  • General Admission Tickets: $36
  • VIP Tickets (NOW SOLD OUT): $200 or $350 per pair

AJFF and co-presenter ArtsATL are proud to welcome Mr. Kasdan to Atlanta, as he reflects on his career and life experiences in an intimate conversation that will also feature film clips, behind-the-scenes images, and tributes from key collaborators such as Glenn Close, Steve Martin, Geena Davis and more.

Get the Full VIP Experience at a Meet-and-Greet Reception with Lawrence Kasdan

The VIP reception takes place immediately following the Icon Award program in the beautiful Twelve Eighty restaurant, just steps away from the Rich Auditorium on the Woodruff Arts Center campus and includes a private reception with Mr. Kasdan, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, as well as a silent auction of exclusive autographed movie memorabilia.

Learn more about Mr. Kasdan's storied career and get all the details on the Icon Award program taking place Sunday, May 22. If you're interested in sponsoring the event, you can see the various levels and benefits, or contact Lesli Greenberg directly at or 770-298-0575.

The 2016 Icon Award is sponsored by

and other arts lovers and community partners.
See the complete list of supporters.