BERLIN -- Organizers of the 64th
announced on its opening day Thursday that they would honor the late actor
by mounting a special screening of "
Hoffman won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of the diminutive, quirky author Truman Capote. That same year, the film was screened in competition at the Berlinale.
Festival officials said they would screen "Capote" next Tuesday in memory of an "outstanding artist." Hoffman, who died of an apparent heroin overdose in New York on Sunday, also came to Berlin in 2000 to present "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and
The festival will also honor the late actor and director Maximilian Schell, who died Saturday. Schell won an Oscar in 1962 for