Leaving a legacy! Robert De Niro is impressed by the subsequent era of filmmakers making their mark on the business.
The Oscar winner, 75, spoke solely to Us Weekly about sharing phrases of knowledge with aspiring moviemakers whereas attending the Annual Ghetto Movie Faculty Fall Gala in Beverly Hills on Monday, November 5.
“I began coming due to [director] David O. Russell. It’s about younger filmmakers. That can at all times curiosity me to assist, give recommendation, kibbitz, no matter,” he informed Us. “A few the youngsters had been asking me questions. I hope I used to be useful.”
De Niro additionally famous that he feels nostalgic whereas seeing how excited business newcomers are. “[It’s] so nice to see them so enthusiastic and actually, I hate to make use of this phrase passionate, however captivated with it,” he exclaimed. “Stuffed with ardour about it.”
The Soiled Grandpa actor attended the gala alongside Tina Knowles, Solange Knowles, Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas, Christian Slater and Michael B. Jordan, who delivered a speech praising the “superb” college students” for working “exhausting and focus[ing] on what you need to be in life.”
The Ghetto Movie Faculty was present in 2000 to “educate, develop and rejoice the subsequent era of nice American storytellers,” based on their web site,” and the college “identifies younger expertise from native communities … offering them with the entry, alternative and assets to pursue inventive careers.” The annual gala advantages the L.A. and Bronx-based non-profit group, which aids younger filmmakers. In line with Web page Six, attendees raised 1 million on Monday.
With reporting by Nicholas White