?Jaeger-LeCoultre joined the Film Society of Lincoln Center in honoring Rob Reiner as the recipient of the 41st Annual Chaplin Award in New York. Carmen Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter, attended the prestigious Gala to pay tribute to her grandfather whose talent made its mark on history, and was the first emblematic figure of Cinema to be awarded by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The Film Society’s Annual Gala began in 1972 and honored Charlie Chaplin, who returned to the U.S. from exile to accept the commendation. Since then, the award has been renamed for Chaplin, and has honored many of the film industry’s most notable talents. The celebration was also attended by a host of notorious guests honoring the director, producer, actor, and political activist’s career and included movie and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award by Martin Scorsese. The evening’s proceedings also included appearances by Billy Crystal, Michael Douglas, Michael McKean, Meg Ryan.
Prior to the Chaplin Award Gala, a unique photographic exhibition “Chaplin Forever!”, retracing the most famous moments of the beloved actor and producer’s career was inaugurated at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Jaeger-LeCoultre inaugurates “Chaplin Forever!” Exhibition ?Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrated the opening of “Chaplin Forever!”, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Chaplin’s character “The Little Tramp”, held at the at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Curated by the Musée de l’Elysée located in Lausanne, Switzerland, this unique photographic exhibition pays homage to the beloved actor and producer Charlie Chaplin and retraces the most famous moments of his career. On this special occasion, Carmen Chaplin screened her two short movies “A Time For Everything” and “The Innovators” as a tribute to her grandfather’s legacy.
“The Chaplin photographic collection contains about 10,000 photographs and negatives. In the context of this unique exhibition at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, we had the privilege to present iconic images selected for the occasion” Sam Stourdzé, director of the Musée de l’Elysée, mentioned.
Involved in the world of filmmaking for several years now, Jaeger-LeCoutre has a longstanding engagement in supporting the appreciation and preservation of film. Supported by a unique inventive spirit, Jaeger-LeCoultre is commited to a constant quest for excellence, as did Charlie Chaplin when making movies.