Jaeger-LeCoultre at the 70th Venice International Film Festival
Natalia Borges wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre 101 watch
The art of making time stand still, of sublimating the moment, of giving life to a work that is unique because it is fashioned by the human hand. The art of revealing an artist’s unique vision of time. Film-maker, watchmaker, actor, gemsetter... each artist is an artisan of emotions. Every year, for nine consequtive years, Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to the talent of these creators of wonderment.
From August 28th
to September 7th
, 2013 on the occasion of the 70th
Venice International Film Festival organized by the Biennale di Venezia, Jaeger-LeCoultre will unveil its own dream cast of exceptional watchmaking creations and present its Jubilee collection.
Eva Riccobono wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage Joaillerie watch - 1960
As a loyal sponsor of the Venetian festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre will be actively involved in all the highlights of the event, adorning the stars with its finest creations and presenting a personalized Reverso watch to the winners of the Best Film (Leone d’Oro, the Golden Lion Award), the Best Actress and Best Actor of the year (Coppa Volpi Awards). The watches will feature a lacquered engraving depicting a lion, the symbol of Venice, handcrafted in accordance with the finest traditions, and bear the inscription “70. Mostra”.
Sophie Kennedy Clark wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Duetto Cordonnet watch
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Cordonnet Duetto watch
For close to a decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre has recognized the creative ingenuity of filmmakers through the Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice International Film Festival, presented to a personality that brought “great innovation to contemporary cinema.” This year the prize will be conferred to Italian director and writer Etore Scola at the awards ceremony organized by the Biennale di Venezia and held on Friday, September 6. Past honorees included Takeshi Kitano in 2007, Agnès Varda and Abbas Kirostami in 2008, Sylvester Stallone in 2009, Indian film director Mani Ratnam in 2010, Al Pacino in 2011 and Spike Lee in 2012.
Golshifteh Farahani wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage Duoplan watch - 1933
Jaeger-LeCoultre Duoplan watch - 1933
For the third consecutive year Jaeger-LeCoultre renews its commitment to the charity initiative in support of the Emergency association and will hold an exclusive dinner with special guests paying tribute to the project “Jaeger-LeCoultre for Emergency, It’s time to help Sierra Leone” on August 29th
Alessio Vinci, Juliet Linley wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch
Golshifteh Farahani wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Celestial watch
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Celestial watch
Sophie Kennedy Clark and Laurent Vinay