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Women’s Empowerment

26 February 2016

There was no shortage of Pre-Oscar parties on Friday night, but the hot-ticket event was the Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party held at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails.  Early in the day, Event Eleven in to transform the interior and exterior parking/valet area into an elegant yet festive environment.  The exterior sported a new gull-wing BMW which celebrities eagerly sat in for photo ops after the flashbulbs on the red-carpet.  Champagne greeters welcomed guests as they passed through the doors into the space decorated with mood lighting and strategically placed monitors so all could enjoy the inspiring speeches given by WiF President, Cathy Schulman, Patricia Arquette and Jennifer Lawrence, among others.  Seen hobnobbing while enjoying delicious catering were stars and nominees including Alicia Vikander, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Lake Bell, Alicia Silverstone, Diane Warren, Michelle Monaghan, Amy Landecker, Mya Taylor, Mickey Sumner, Kate Walsh, Sophia Amoruso, and Charlotte Rampling, among others.