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Vanessa Redgrave brings her daughter's energy to amfAR

Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 01:30

Feb. 06 - The veteran actress picks up her amfAR honor alongside Natasha Richardson's sons. Alicia Powell reports.

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amfAR's family affair. Vanessa Redgrave was honored at the AIDS research foundation's annual New York gala. On the red carpet Redgrave was joined by her late daughter, Natasha Richardson's sons, and daughter Joely Richardson and talked about Natasha's lasting commitment for amfAR. SOUNDBITE: Vanessa Redgrave, actress, saying (English): "Natasha has been part of that energy and passed that energy on." SOUNDBITE: Joely Richardson, actress, saying (English): "And her boys are here tonight. That's why I looked over my shoulder, they've come with us." Also recognized during the event was French photographer Peter Lindbergh who said he was surprised to get the call about the award. SOUNDBITE: Peter Lindbergh, photographer, saying (English): "I figured out it was only that one prize. So I got a little more nervous then. And then I was really shocked. When I understand the whole, the whole importance of everything." Model Coco Rocha said she was happy to celebrate with Lindbergh. SOUNDBITE: Coco Rocha, model, saying (English): "Photographers are always behind the scenes, you don't see them much, you don't even know much of their story. So to have him here - I'm just proud of him, excited for him." The fashion centric event was attended by some of today's top models including Karlie Kloss, Karolina Kurkova and Chanel Iman. Over the past 16 years amfAR has raised more than $15 million (USD) with its annual New York gala for AIDS research, prevention and education.

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Vanessa Redgrave brings her daughter's energy to amfAR

Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 01:30