Beverly Hills Courier
April 15, 2005
MacLaine Honored at Russian Nights Fest.
Actress Shirley MacLaine was presented with the Tower award for artistic achievement by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation at the "Russian Nights Festival of Films" at the Pacific Design Center.
Russia 's #1 film star Vladimir Mashkov presented the award. The event was hosted by festival chair Stas Namin, who proclaimed to MacLaine: "In Russia, we worship the muses. You are worshiped as a renaissance woman and true artist."
The evening included a special screening of Mashkov"s newest film, Papa.