Next month, one of the must attend fundraiser on the social calendar will be the Siskel Film Center’s annual benefit taking place June 7. This year Oscar winning actor, director and well respected voice (of God) Morgan Freeman will be honored. A Candid Conversation with Morgan Freeman will celebrate Freeman’s legendary career as an actor and director, giving attendees the opportunity to enjoy a candid and insightful discussion as Freeman reminisces about his body of work, key influences and most powerful experiences.
Co-chairs Eda Davidman and Melissa Sage Fadim, long time supporters of the film center along with School of Art Institute of Chicago President Walter Massey welcomed guests.
Click here for coverage of last year’s gala honoring Gwyneth Paltrow with Amanda de Cadenet
In attendance at the Park Hyatt Chicago Art gallery joing co-chairs Davidman and Fadim were 2014 SAIC honorary doctorate degree recipient Ellen Sandor, Marlene Iglitzen, Shirley Massey, VSA Partners’ Luise-Barnikel, Roopa Weber, Regina Taylor.
A Candid Conversation with Morgan Freeman will take place June 7 at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, 160 E. Pearson Street. Tickets the special evening start at $500. Contact:
*all images: Dan Rest