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SCAD presents Sir Ian McKellen with prestigious award

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Sir Ian McKellen has made more than forty movies, been honored with just as many international awards for his performances, and Thursday night he adds another award to his shelf.

SCAD presented Sir Ian McKellen with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the star of films like X-Men and Lord of the Rings.  He talked about the warm welcome he's received since he's been in Savannah. McKellen says he couldn't be more honored.

"Making movies is the most wonderful thing in the world, working with friends, entertaining people. Thank you," said Sir Ian McKellen.

McKellen is just one of the honorees at this years 13th annual Savannah Film Festival. Isabella Rossellini and Liam Neeson are also being honored.

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