1997 Martin Scorsese Tribute
The 25th AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Martin Scorsese at a Gala Tribute on February 20, 1997, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Scorsese. Presenters included Michelangelo Antonioni, Willem Dafoe, Barbara Hershey, Jack Lemmon, Joe Pesci, Kevin Pollock, Paul Sorvino, Steven Spielberg, George Stevens, Jr. and Sharon Stone. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Scorsese by Gregory Peck.