DATE Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

TIME 7:00 pm


Event Chairs

Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Pat Mitchell

Stage 37
508 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
West 37th Street and 10th Avenue

Festive Attire

Hosted by:

The Lincoln Motor Company

Honoring Glenn Close
with the Vanguard Leadership Award

Vanguard Leadership Award, honoring Glenn Close, in recognition of her distinguished career in entertainment and advocacy of independent film.

Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award winner and six-time Academy Award acting nominee Glenn Close has had a distinguished career in film, with prominent roles in The Big Chill, The Natural, Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons. Close produced and co-wrote the screenplay for last year’s feature film Albert Nobbs, in which she also held the lead role. Also in 2012, Close headlined the fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed original legal thriller, Damages. Having appeared in several films at the Sundance Film Festival, Close is an Emeritus Trustee of Sundance Institute and has served as a Creative Advisor at  its Labs for emerging independent filmmakers.

Honoring Damien Chazelle
with the Vanguard Award
presented by The Lincoln Motor Company

Vanguard Award, honoring Damien Chazelle, whose recent work, Whiplash, won both the U.S. Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award in Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Damien Chazelle's film Whiplash won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Chazelle directed his first feature, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, while an undergraduate at Harvard University.