Cinema/Chicago and the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival are proud to announce a special tribute to two-time Academy Award®-winner and three-time Golden Globe®-winning actress Jane Fonda. A Tribute to Jane Fonda takes place on Saturday, July 29 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago and will feature an on-stage conversation with Fonda, giving insight into her experience and approach to her craft, accompanied by iconic clips from her illustrious career.
Fonda is a two- time Academy Award®-winner (Best Actress in 1971 for Klute and in 1978 for ComingHome), a three-time Golden Globe® winner and was the 2014 recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Along with starring roles in dozens of highly acclaimed productions, Fonda also took on responsibilities as a film and television producer. Her credits include ComingHome, The China Syndrome, Nine to Five, Rollover, On Golden Pond, The Morning After and The Dealmaker. The celebratory evening will conclude with the presentation of The Chicago International Film Festival’s Gold Hugo Career Achievement Award to Fonda for her contributions to both film and television.
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Date: Saturday, July 29
Time: 6:30 – 11pm
Address: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago – 221 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL
Event Cost: $200-$250
Cocktails and Small plates
Red carpet arrival
Tribute to Jane Fonda
Ms. Fonda’s career will be celebrated through an on-stage conversation and a selection of film highlights.
Career Achievement Award presentation
After-party with DJ
Complimentary Chloe Wine Collection and Wansas tequila cocktails
Proceeds from the event will benefit the expansion of Cinema/Chicago’s year-round Education Program. The program provides free film screenings to more than 7,000 Chicago Public School students annually through twice monthly screenings during the school year, daily screenings during the Chicago International Film Festival, and curriculum support and study guides for educators.
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
221 N. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601