Linney, Sofia to get Women in Film awards
Los Angeles: Actress Laura Linney, the female cast members of TV drama 'Mad Men' and directors Sofia Coppola and George Lucas were named on Monday as winners of Hollywood's annual Crystal and Lucy Awards, which honor women's achievement in film.
The Women in Film organization, which promotes gender parity in the historically male-dominated film business, will honor winners in six award categories at a fundraiser in Beverly Hills in June.
Linney, 49, best known for her Oscar-nominated performance in the 2007 film 'The Savages', will receive the award for Excellence in Film.
Five 'Mad Men' actresses, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Jessica Paré and Kiernan Shipka, will be honored with the Excellence in Television award.
Each actress plays a character that defines the changing gender roles in the 1960s United States portrayed in the series.
Oscar-winner Coppola, 41, who was also nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for 2003's 'Lost in Translation', will receive the Directors Award, and 'Star Wars' director George Lucas will take home the Humanitarian Award.
Teenage actress Hailee Steinfeld, known for her Oscar-nominated role in the 2010 film 'True Grit', will be honored with the Face of the Future Award and Rachel Morrison will receive the Vision Award for cinematography.
Women in Film began hosting the awards in 1977.
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