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October 9, 2011

Peace, Love and Fonda

Jane Rolls Out the Red Carpet for G-CAPP

  • Photos by Tia Jones

The groovy, psychedelic ’60s was the theme of the night as Fonda premiered her new Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding movie at the Woodruff Center

Rosanna Arquette, Marissa O'Donnell, Jane Fonda and Nat Wolff Rosanna Arquette, Marissa O'Donnell, Jane Fonda and Nat Wolff

The VIPs

Jane Fonda and her movie co-stars Rosanna Arquette, Nat Wolff and Marissa O’Donnell held court at the movie premiere alongside host Charles Loudermilk, movie producer Claude Dal Farra and G-CAPP president and CEO Vikki Millender-Morrow.

The Venue

Woodruff Arts Center

The Scene-Makers

Among the movie goers: Marie and Steve Nygren, Laura Turner Seydel, Sona Chambers, Lewis Perkins, Reedy and Bill Hickey, Sacha Taylor, Bill and Ginair McKerrow, Sid Mashburn, Ginny Brewer, Jack Sawyer, Bill Torres, Kathy and Tim Gunter, Wendy Babchin, Michea Duffy, Judy Zaban

Ginair McKerrow Ginair McKerrow

The Highlights

The star-dusted evening included a hippy-dippy RV painted by artists at the entrance, ’60s go-go dancers performing on platforms to ‘60s music, a cocktail reception, silent auction, VIP pre-party, red carpet walk and movie screening. Among the luxury live auction packages: A getaway to Ted Turner’s Flying D Montana Ranch; a walk-on role in Jane Fonda’s next movie; and a spring Fashion Week spree in NYC including Zac Pozen, Vera Wang and Carmen Marc Valvo shows.

The Movie Synopsis:

Directed by two-time Academy Award nominated Bruce Beresford, Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding stars Academy Award-winning Jane Fonda (who plays an eccentric, estranged, hippie grandmother) two-time Academy Award-nominated Catherine Keener, international heartthrob Chace Crawford, and Sundance’s breakout star Elizabeth Olsen. Beresford delivers a heartfelt comedy about an uptight New York City lawyer (Keener) who, after splitting with her husband, takes her two spirited teenagers to her hippie mother’s house in the countryside for a family vacation.  What was meant to be a weekend getaway quickly turns into a summer adventure of romance, family secrets, and self-discovery. Peace, Love & Misunderstanding is a story about the things that unite and divide families.

The Cause

Proceeds from the event benefitted G-CAPP (The Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention). G-CAPP was founded by Jane Fonda in 1995, when Georgia had the highest teen birth rate in the nation. Since its founding, Georgia has seen a 30% decrease in teen pregnancy. 

The Sponsors

Aaron’s , Delta Airlines, Cox Enterprises, James M. Cox Foundation and more.

 

 

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