Chanel and Tribeca hosted a lovely lunch at Locanda Verde on Tuesday afternoon to toast the start of the eighth annual three-day symposium “Through Her Lens.” The program works with Pulse Films to develop and produce for the project through a series of masterclasses, mentoring and $100, Funding.
Co-hosted by Tribeca co-founder Jane Rosenthal and chief content officer Paula Weinstein, the gathering brought together a hundred women leaders in entertainment circle, from actors to directors to screenwriters to costume designers. Chanel’s longstanding commitment to nurturing new female ideas and talent in the film industry is deeply ingrained in the fashion house’s DNA. In her day, founder and visionary Gabrielle Chanel worked closely with leading filmmakers and actresses, who often inspired her work on the runway and beyond. Today, the “Through Her Lens” program serves as a way to honor Chanel’s legacy and pave the way for a brighter future for women in film.
The entertainment industry has grown tremendously over the past two decades, but women still occupy a tiny fraction of the male-dominated space. “Of 2021, only 12% of the top-grossing films are directed by women,” Rosenthal reported, “This is exactly why Tribeca and Chanel teamed up eight years ago and why they are so grateful for Chanel’s commitment to being through her lens.”
Head to toe in a Chanel suit featuring famous guests including Katie Holmes, Dianna Agron, Zosia Mamet, Chase Sui Wonders, Minnie Mills, Christy Turlington, Chandler Kinney, Rebecca Dayan, Cazzie David, Myha’ la Herrold and Chloe Malle of Vogue are eager to attend a luncheon dedicated to recognizing the importance of women’s voices and supporting a new generation of women’s films Producer.
On the menu, Homestyle serves a refreshing lettuce salad and a selection of colorful beets topped with feta and pesto. The main course was a delicious mushroom pasta and filet mignon slices, perfectly paired with roasted rainbow carrots.
Before serving the first course, Rosenthal left the buzzing room with a few words of empowerment. “It’s time to share your voice, your story with the industry and the world Time for your point of view,” Rosenthal exclaimed. “We are here to guide you, empower you, support you, and fight alongside you as you engage in this worthwhile battle”