Honorary Gala was one of the most popular movie stars in the world on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Audrey Heburn and she still enchants the audience with their films. About 50 years after a heart and a Crown ‘, Sabrina or’ breakfast at Tiffany’s,’ is still favorite actress and style icon Audrey Hepburn. in 1988 she started her second career as a UNICEF Ambassador, which she felt as her most important vocation. Until her death, she devoted this work in 1993. in 1994, her family has the Audrey Hepburn children’s Fund’ launched, to continue their work and to bring the children of the world continue to help and hope (www.audreyhepburn.com). She would have been 80 years old on May 4th, 2009. Her family and friends, the Audrey Hepburn children’s Fund and UNICEF will be in Berlin mark this anniversary, where currently the ‘Timeless Audrey’ exhibition about life, career and humanitarian commitment of Audrey Hepburn to the show (www.timeless-audrey.de). On the eve of the birthday, on Sunday afternoon, may 3, 2009, loads of Audrey Hepburn children’s Fund to a special presentation of the Indian film “Taare Zameen Par a star on Earth ‘ a.
The film chronicles the arduous journey of a child with dyslexia. The family of Audrey Hepburn and the Executive Board of the Audrey Hepburn children’s Fund have chosen this enchanting family film because they believe that he wears same caring spirit towards children is also Audrey Hepburn represented and that was always important to her. The event will be in collaboration with the film label rapid eye movies (www.rapideyemovies.de), the most important representative of Indian cinema in Germany, organized. Aamir Khan, Director and producer of the film, Sean Hepburn Ferrer, the son of Audrey Hepburn and Chair of the Audrey Hepburn children’s Fund, to be present and available after the show for a little q & a session available. The special notion of ‘Taare Zameen Par’ takes place, on May 3rd, 2009 at 14:00 in the cinema Babylon in Berlin. On May 4, the ceremony will be at 19:00 the ‘ Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian awards’ in the ‘Timeless Audrey’ exhibition in Berlin’s main station instead.
The AHHA 2009 awarded posthumously on the quiet heroine Irena Sendler. The former Polish resistance fighter and Saviour of 2500 Jewish children was a member of the underground organization of ‘Zegota’, which helped persecuted Jews during the German occupation in the second world war. Together with a small group of volunteers, she smuggled the children out of the Warsaw ghetto and hid them with counterfeit securities in foster families, convents and orphanages. ‘Irena Sendler who saved the future of the Jewish people’, said Piotr Kadlcik, the Chairman of the Jewish communities of Poland. The award will be presented by Sean Hepburn Ferrer. Visit the ‘Timeless Audrey’ exhibition in Berlin’s main station until May 10th!