FARGO star Steve Buscemi is set to be honoured at New York's sixth annual Woodstock Film Festival.

Buscemi, 47, will receive the Maverick Award for creativity and independent vision.

The festival, which began yesterday (28SEP05) and runs until Sunday (02OCT05), includes the movies WINTER PASSING, WHERE THE TRUTH LIES and Lonesome Jim, directed by Buscemi.