Jaeger-LeCoultre Awards Best Actor and Actress at Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Black Pearl Awards

10.19.12

In celebration of the partnership between Jaeger-LeCoultre and Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre was actively involved in all the highlights of the event, adorning the stars with its finest creations and presenting a personalised Reverso watch to the winners at the Black Pearl Awards; best actor and best actress, celebrating talent from the Narrative Feature Competition. The pieces feature a lacquered engraving of the “6th Abu Dhabi Film Festival”, handcrafted in accordance with the finest traditions.

The best actress award in the Narrative category was awarded to German actress Franziska Petri for her performance in Betrayal (Russia) and the best actor award went to Mexican actor Gael García Bernal in No (Chile, USA).

Throughout its history, La Grande Maison Jaeger-LeCoultre’s affinity has embraced not only the film industry’s development and heritage, but also its key characters; gracing the wrists of many famous cinematic faces as well as starring in several projects throughout the years. Hence, its collaboration with prestigious festivals in Venice, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi not only provides a platform for Jaeger-LeCoultre to pledge its support to the world of cinema, it also provides an opportunity for Jaeger-LeCoultre to present its most beautiful High Jewellery Collections and most impressive High Complications, on and off the wrist. Some of the Maison’s creations were spotted on the wrists of the festival’s stars like Polish beauty Agata Bobola, Egyptian acting legend Ilham Shaheen, jury president Shabana Azmi, and Chinese actress Qin Lan.

“Jaeger-LeCoultre has a long standing connection with the film industry, and a strong commitment to supporting and promoting cinematic culture. As a major player in watchmaking history, celebrating its 180th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre is a true watchmaking legend, respected for upholding watchmaking traditions and maintaining the spirit of invention. A perfect fit in a region with shared regard for tradition and heritage mixed with modernity and the ultimate quest for perfection.” said Jérôme Lambert, Chief Executive Officer Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre.