Yesterday, June 23, 2014, Fine Swiss Watchmaker, Jaeger-LeCoultre sponsored the premier of the documentary film, Life Itself in NYC at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
This documentary film was presented by acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese, Steven Zaillian, Michael Ferro, and film distributor Magnolia Pictures – along with the Film Society of Lincoln Center, CNN Films, Film Rites, Kartemquin Films and KatLei Productions.
The movie goes into the life of the iconic and entertaining life of Roger Ebert, social commentator and globally acclaimed film critic.
In attendance of this premier in NYC were some of the most influential movers and shakers within the film world including :Bob Balaban, Ashleigh Banfield, James Brolin, J.C. Chandor, Jonathan Demme , Griffin Dunne, Paul Haggis, Amy Irving, Kristine Johnson, Carol Kane, Barbara Kopple, Denis Leary, Rebecca Miller, Bennett Miller, Michael Moore, Ingrid Sischy and Sandra Brant, Morgan Spurlock, Danny Strong, Julie Taymor, James Toback, and Terrence & Rachel Winter
I really applaud Jaeger-LeCoultre’s support for film and the arts as well as their partnership with the Film Society of Lincoln Center.