By Sandra Birungi
Kidman and director, Richard Pena are going to be honored during the event.
She will be honored by the festival in a gala tribute. The announcement was made by the Film Society of Lincoln Centre which made the announcement on Tuesday.
This will be the 50th-annual New York Film Festival and it runs September 28 through October 14.
The film The Paperboy has been added to the festival’s slate which is directed by Lee Daniels and stars Kidman, Zac Efron, John Cusack and Matthew McConaughey.
The gala for Kidman will take place on October 3, with the Pena event following on October 10.