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Celebrating Woman In Film

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:05

Elizabeth Banks, Tracee Ellis Ross are among the wonder women honored at the Lucy + Crystal Awards. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: It was a womens' power dinner in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday (June 13) as entertainment industry group Women in Film honored their slate of remarkable talent at the Lucy + Crystal Awards. Rolling off the critical and financial success of the Patty Jenkins-directed "Wonder Woman," the evening was a celebration of female-led films and culture. Honorees from both sides of the camera included actor-director Elizabeth Banks, "Blackish" actress Tracee Ellise Ross, acting scion Zoey Deutch, and Indian director Mira Nair. "Women are not defined by who we are in relationship to. We are valuable and powerful and tense and entertaining just because we are," said Ross, summing up the evening's theme, "Evolve."

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Celebrating Woman In Film

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:05