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Nantucket film fest to honor Aaron Sorkin

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The Nantucket Film Festival announced Tuesday that it will honor Aaron Sorkin with its Screenwriters Tribute on June 28. Sorkin (right) wrote the screenplay for the Mass.-
made movie “The Social Network.” His credits include “Moneyball,” “The West Wing,” “Sports Night,” “The Newsroom,” and the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic based on the biography by Walter Isaacson . Actress Emily Mortimer , who’s on “The Newsroom,” will present Sorkin with the award. Last year’s tribute honoree was “American Hustle” and “The Fighter” writer David O. Russell.

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