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Dallas VideoFest will award comedian and former US Senator, Al Franken, best known for his work on the NBC staple, Saturday Night Live, with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award. Immediately following the Kovacs event, DVF will show the 2006 documentary, Al Franken: God Spoke. The event will also include a VIP meet-and-greet reception with Franken.

Ernie Kovacs has been a key component of the Dallas VideoFest since the Festival began in 1987. Franken will be on hand to receive the award from Dallas VideoFest's Founder and Artistic Director Bart Weiss. Joshua Mills, son of Edie Adams and keeper of the Kovacs flame, will also attend.

Throughout the 15 years Franken was associated with Saturday Night Live, starting with the very first show in 1975, he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, including the well-known and often recited "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley." Franken won five Emmys for writing and producing during his 15 seasons with SNL.

Dallas VideoFest will award comedian and former US Senator, Al Franken, best known for his work on the NBC staple, Saturday Night Live, with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award. Immediately following the Kovacs event, DVF will show the 2006 documentary, Al Franken: God Spoke. The event will also include a VIP meet-and-greet reception with Franken.

Ernie Kovacs has been a key component of the Dallas VideoFest since the Festival began in 1987. Franken will be on hand to receive the award from Dallas VideoFest's Founder and Artistic Director Bart Weiss. Joshua Mills, son of Edie Adams and keeper of the Kovacs flame, will also attend.

Throughout the 15 years Franken was associated with Saturday Night Live, starting with the very first show in 1975, he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, including the well-known and often recited "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley." Franken won five Emmys for writing and producing during his 15 seasons with SNL.

Dallas VideoFest will award comedian and former US Senator, Al Franken, best known for his work on the NBC staple, Saturday Night Live, with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award. Immediately following the Kovacs event, DVF will show the 2006 documentary, Al Franken: God Spoke. The event will also include a VIP meet-and-greet reception with Franken.

Ernie Kovacs has been a key component of the Dallas VideoFest since the Festival began in 1987. Franken will be on hand to receive the award from Dallas VideoFest's Founder and Artistic Director Bart Weiss. Joshua Mills, son of Edie Adams and keeper of the Kovacs flame, will also attend.

Throughout the 15 years Franken was associated with Saturday Night Live, starting with the very first show in 1975, he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, including the well-known and often recited "Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley." Franken won five Emmys for writing and producing during his 15 seasons with SNL.

WHEN

WHERE

Texas Theatre
231 Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
https://videofest.org/tickets/

TICKET INFO

$40 and up.
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