Spike Lee Transfixed by Soccer and Salma Hayek Honored at Kering Women in Motion Dinner in Cannes
Cannes Film Festival delegates attending a dinner hosted by luxury goods firm Kering kept their eye on the ball during one of the annual bash’s most memorable editions to date.The late-evening Women in Motion event on Sunday (July 11) at the impeccably decorated Le Place de la Castre coincided with the UEFA Euro Championship final between Italy and England, posing the ultimate “Sophie’s Choice”-style scenario for die-hard sports fans like director Spike Lee, the festival’s jury president, who was in attendance.Guests began huddling around those who were stealthily watching the match on their smartphones, and eventually a big screen was set up for delegates.
Who else but Lee positioned themselves up front, in a single chair with a glass of wine in hand, to watch Italy beat England in a penalty shootout.
With a serene look on his face, the “Da 5 Bloods” director gazed up
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