Jaeger-LeCoultre and Film Society of Lincoln Center announce FILMMAKER In RESIDENCE Initiative


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On the pictures above: Philippe Bonay, President, Jaeger-LeCoultre North America, Rose Kuo, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, who co-hosted the dinner and Charles Finch, member of the Advisory Board,and guests Anna Bingemann, Griffin Dunne.

The Filmmaker in Residence program is an annual initiative created by Jaeger-LeCoultre and Film Society of Lincoln Center which is designed to further support filmmakers at an earlier stage in the creative process and will launch this September in New York.

The Advisory Board members participating in the initiative include:
Henry Bean, Brady Corbet, Charles Finch, Naomi Foner, Larry Gross, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Danny Huston, Tamara Jenkins, Ed Lachman, Bennett Miller, Matthew Modine, Ed Pressman, Ira Sachs, Paul Schrader and Marisa Tomei.

The Film Society and Jaeger-LeCoultre recently announced their multi-year partnership kicking off at the 40th Anniversary Chaplin Award Gala in April, honoring Barbra Streisand, and extending through the New York Film Festival as well as a series of events throughout the year, including the annual Film Comment Luncheon in January.

The new partnership allows for both organizations to further support the film community, and support for the arts.

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