The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced Monday morning that Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") and Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley ("Gandhi") will be honored at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards.
The ceremony will take place Nov. 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air the following evening on BBC America.
Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty") will receive the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for excellence in directing, while Kingsley, last seen in "Iron Man 3," will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for worldwide contribution to entertainment.
Additional honorees will be announced in the coming weeks.
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