The nineteenth annual Cinema Against AIDS, held during the Cannes Film Festival, was a black-tie event featuring a cocktail reception, dinner and live auction.
Over the years, Cinema Against AIDS has become the most eagerly anticipated and well publicized event held during the Cannes Film Festival. Cinema Against AIDS is marked by unforgettable moments like Sharon Stone dancing along to an impromptu performance by Sir Elton John and Ringo Starr, George Clooney bestowing a kiss on a lucky auction bidder, Mary J. Blige bringing the crowd to its feet during a moving rendition of U2’s anthem 'One' and Janet Jackson paying a heartfelt tribute to amfAR’s co-founder, the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor. The event consistently has the most exciting and diverse guest list of any party held during the festival. It includes many of the celebrities and personalities associated with the film festival, while also attracting familiar faces from the worlds of fashion, music, business and international society. Since 1993 Cinema Against AIDS events around the world have raised over $70 million for lifesaving AIDS research.
Hollywood’s hottest celebrities were on hand for the 2012 amfAR Cinema Against AIDS shindig in Cannes and beauties like Kim Kardashian, Nina Dobrev, Irina Shayk, Kate Upton and Berenice Bejo all looked fabulous as they posed for photos at the legendary Hotel Du Cap.
Furthermore, Milla Jovovich, Diane Kruger, Joshua Jackson, Julianna Magulies, Adrien Brody, Peter Nemcova, Doutzen Kroes, Tara Reid, Kylie Minogue, Alec Baldwin, Paris Hilton, Janet Jackson, Kirsten Dunst and Eva Herzigova all attended the high-profile affair, following the 65th Cannes Film Festival action. In addition to the usual agenda, the evening also included a full-scale fashion show with all kinds of amazing designers and their fabulous designs- truly Fashion against AIDS too!