Friday, November 20, 2009

"A Passion For Giving": Philanthropy Plays a Leading Role

Leading philanthropists and society insiders joined hosts Phillip Bloch, Jennifer Creel, Gillian Hearst Simonds, Albert Maysles, Christophe de Menil, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Renee Rockefeller, Susan Shin, Mary Alice Stephenson and Lucy Sykes Rellie in the stunning Pool Room Terrace of The Four Seasons Restaurant last night for Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur's special screening of "A Passion for Giving," a film by Robin Baker Leacock. The 50 minute documentary feature film takes an in-depth look at the importance of giving, the passion and dedication of those who do give and philanthropy's impact globally whether on a grand scale or in a simple act of kindness.

Albert Maysles introduced the much awaited film and guests such as Lisa Anastos, Marisa Arredondo, Maggie Betts, Geoffrey Bradfield, Henry Buhl, Christine Cachot, Kipton Cronkite, Katherine Cohen, Lauren Ezersky, Elizabeth Fekkai, Kimberly Guilfoyle,  Kalliope Karella, Barry and Karen Kieselstein-Cord, Anisha Lakhani, Euan Rellie, Lady Sharon Sondes, Tracy Stern, Sonja Tremont Morgan, Edward Tricomi and Joel Warren were enraptured.

Read more in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
Kipton Cronkite Approved.
Photo courtesy of PMC Jackie Snow.
Photo: (L to R) Catherine Malandrino, Pialy Aditya, Thuy Diep

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