The official dinner ofWomen In Motion, Kering’s program aimed to shine a spotlight on women’s contribution to cinema. Kering welcomed 200 guests on Place de la Castre, on the hills of Cannes.
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu
On this occasion, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering, Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes, and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate of the Festival de Cannes, presented the Women In Motion Award to Chinese iconic actress Gong Li, in the presence of Franck Riester, French Minister of Culture, and of the members of the Jury of the Festival. The Young Talents Award was presented to German director Eva Trobisch.
Gong Li winner of Women in Motion Awards at the 72 Cannes Film Festival
Actresses and actors Salma Hayek-Pinault, Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Eva Longoria, Mathieu Kassovitz, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gad Elmaleh, Béatrice Dalle, Amira Casar, Rossy de Palma, Julie Gayet, Élodie Bouchez, Virginie Ledoyen, Déborah François, Clotilde Courau, Elsa Zylberstein, Leyna Bloom, Alain and Anouchka Delon, as well as Charlotte Casiraghi attended.
Toni Garrn Kering Women in Motion Awards 2019
Kering and the Festival de Cannes also had the pleasure to welcome directors Nadine Labaki, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Maren Ade, Bertrand Tavernier, Maimouna N’ Diaye, Yorgos Lanthimos, Claude Lelouch, Kelly Reichardt, Pawel Pawlikowski, Robin Campillo and Gaspar Noé.
Artist, writer and director Enki Bilal, composers and musicians Jean-Michel Jarre and Thomas Bangalter, Saint Laurent’s artistic director Anthony Vaccarello, CEOs of Gucci and Saint Laurent Marco Bizzarri and Francesca Bellettini, models Toni Garrn, Mica Argañaraz, and Anja Rubik also attended.
Salma Hayek, François-Henri Pinault
The awards aside, Kering also hold workshop-style talks during the Cannes Film Festival. This year, Eva Longoria, Nadine Labaki (jury of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival) among others.