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Bill Clinton to Present Film Society's Chaplin Award to Barbra Streisand

By Cristina A. Gonzalez | Indiewire February 13, 2013 at 12:50PM

Earlier today the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that former President Bill Clinton will present the 40th Annual Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand. The Gala will feature a series of film and interview clips from notable guests there to honor Streisand's legendary career. The Film Society's Annual Gala began in 1972 and honored Charlie Chaplin; the tradition has continued on with the award being in his namesake. The event is the Film Society's largest fundraiser each year and is open to the general public. For ticketing and additional information, please visit their website at: www.filmlinc.com/gala
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President Clinton at the Golden Globes
President Clinton at the Golden Globes

Earlier today the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that former President Bill Clinton will present the 40th Annual Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand.

The Gala will feature a series of film and interview clips from notable guests there to honor Streisand's legendary career.  The Film Society's Annual Gala began in 1972 and honored Charlie Chaplin; the tradition has continued on with the award being in his namesake. 

The event is the Film Society's largest fundraiser each year and is open to the general public.  For ticketing and additional information, please visit their website at: www.filmlinc.com/gala

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