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Leonardo DiCaprio gets Green Oscar

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Leonardo DiCaprio attends Cinema For Peace at 2009 Berlin International Film festival

Cinema For Peace ceremony was held last night as a part of the 59th Berlin International Film Festival.

Cinema For Peace gala highlights cinematic work to create a platform for peace and tolerance, publicly recognizing the directors and actors whose work focuses on the human condition and values, while also raising significant funds for charity.

Revolutionary Road star Leonardo DiCaprio attended the ceremony to be presented with the International Green Film Award, which is sometimes called the “Green Oscar”as it honors environmental activists and artists who dedicate their efforts to draw public attention to environmental issues.

Along with the award, DiCaprio got $250,000 donation for an environmental foundation or film project.

Congrats, Leo!

Leonardo DiCaprion was awarded International Green Film Award at Cinema For Peace gala as a part of Berlin International Film Festival

Leonardo DiCaprio is a board member of Global Green USA and the National Resources Defense Council. He runs The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which helps draw attention to environmental issues. DiCaprio supports various environmental causes, and has financed and produced short films dealing with environmental protection, including Global Warming and Water Planet, as well as the environmental documentary film 11th Hour.

Cinema for Peace Award for Most Valuable Movie of the Year was presented to Milk‘s director Gus Van Sant “for the characterization of a great fighter for human rights.”

Milk's Director Gus Van Sant was awarded Most Valuable Movie of The Year award at Cinema For Peace gala

Among the nominees were Revolutionary Road “for the displayal of the inherent relation between personal, social and political aspects,” Frost / Nixon “for the controversy about justice and freedom of opinion,” Slumdog Millionaire “for the characterization of the human individual power to transform own dreams and to overcome social drawbacks, ” and Tom Cruise’s Valkyrie “for the portrayal of the resistance against Adolf Hitler.”

Mr. DiCaprio wasn’t the only big name on the Cinema For Peace list. French actress Catherine Deneuve, singer Bryan Adams, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, British actor Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings) were among the guests. They all came to Berlin to publicly discuss and address social, humanitarian and environmental issues.

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One Response to “Leonardo DiCaprio gets Green Oscar”
  1. Jim McBride Says:

    Why did Leo get an award?
    for the biggest hypocrit around .. that would be a tie with the rest of the hollywood greenie tree hugger crowd but ONLY Leo boy caused a plane load of fans to miss a World Cup final while he was getting VIP treatment at the airport in his private jet. which by the way burns as many of the so precious carbons in one trip as any of us regular folks use up in a year.

    Do any of you laughable a– hats ever consider practicing the crap you preach or is it that you really know that man does not have any effect on climate change and you are just jumping on the bandwagon of this cause because everyone else in Hollywood has said so and it is the thing to do right or wrong.

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