Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini and Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter co-hosted the Vanity Fair/Gucci party last night in Cannes in honor of Martin Scorsese.
The Chairman of the Film Foundation, which, together with Gucci and other partners restored the film “Il Gattopardo”, Martin Scorsese is best known for directing iconic films “Taxi Driver” and “The Color of Money” among many others which had become part of American pop culture and the whole world.
Born November 17, 1942, Martin Scorsese is also a screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian.
He is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won awards from the Oscars, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America. Scorsese is president of The Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation.
An intimate dinner at the Hotel du Cap honoring Mr. Scorsese was followed by a party to celebrate the famed director and the 20 year anniversary of The Film Foundation.