Elizabeth Taylor, Elton John, Meg Ryan, Steven Soderbergh, Aishwarya Rai, Adrien Brody and Harvey Weinstein will be among the glitterati at tonight’s annual Cinema Against AIDS Amfar fund-raiser at le Moulin de Mougins. Event, presented by Miramax Films to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research, has generated over $12 million for AIDS research since 1993.
Event is clearly for a good cause, but also has earned the rep as one of the must-go-to events during the festival: The auction, reception and dinner have resulted in some memorable moments over the year.
Also skedded to attend: Iman, Naomi Campbell, Monica Seles, Donatella Versace, Vincent Gallo, David Hasselhoff and more.
Dr. Mathilde Krim, Amfar founding chairman, expressed gratitude to Miramax the event’s co-sponsors (De Beers, Volkswagen and Warner Home Video) “for their exemplary generosity and for recognizing the critical need to support AIDS research.”