by Annette Bening.
The spotlight was shining brightly on Annette Bening Tuesday night, but if the veteran actress certainly didn’t show any signs of feeling the heat. As part of AFI Fest’s Conversations programs, Bening was honored at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood Tuesday evening for her distinguished body of work as well as her upcoming feature, “The Face of Love.”
Bening arrived in an elegant all black ensemble, but started the conversation with a laugh before reminding herself, “No, this is serious.” Still, the four-time Oscar nominee kept the mood light throughout the 45-minute discussion while providing thoughtful answers to Arie Posin’s (the evening’s moderator and Bening’s director for “The Face of Love”) questions on acting, her career, and her future. Following the Q&A, audience members were treated to a surprise screening of “The Face of Love.” Bening shared quite a few valuable insights, especially for fellow actors. Below are the highlights of her conversation.
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