The Film Society of Lincoln Center honored the Academy Award-winning actor Helen Mirren at the 45th Chaplin Award Gala this week. A beloved figure of stage, screen, and television, Mirren has bestowed upon the world a series of iconic performances in a career spanning more than 50 years. The event featured notable guest presenters such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Robert De Niro, Vin Diesel, Taylor Hackford, Jeremy Irons, Julie Taymor, and a special message from Billy Crystal. Slide through the photos from this once-in-a-lifetime event!

The Chaplin Award Gala is the Film Society’s largest annual fundraiser, and aids us in our mission to support the art and craft of cinema and enrich film culture via year-round programming; our education initiatives; Film Comment magazine; our Artist, Critics, and Industry academies; and much more.