CMX Cinemas Celebrates Official Launch of its First New York Outpost
CMX Cinemas along with its CEO, Jose Leonardo Martí, hosted an invitation-only red-carpet event to herald the opening of their first New York Cityoutpost, CMX CinéBistro New York 62nd.
The star-studded event paid homage to three celebrated films from the most coveted eras of the 30s/40s, 70s, and modern day, and was hosted by New York film icons that included film director, producer and writer, Spike Lee; renowned actress and model Brooke Shields; and actress and granddaughter of iconic silent film legend Charlie Chaplin, Kiera Chaplin.
The event drew more than 300 guests, made up an illustrious mix of New York socialites, luminaries, industry leaders and celebrities, such as Katie Couric and John Molner, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Grace Hightower De Niro, Paul Sorvino, Jay McInerney andAnne Hearst, Lizzie Tisch, and Jazmin Grimaldi and Ian Mellencamp.
Notable attendees also included: CEO Jose Leonardi Marti of CMX Cinemas, Spike Lee, Brooke Shields, Kiera Chaplin, Katie Couric, Dolly Wells (Can You Ever Forgive Me, Blunt Talk), Rosanna Scotto, Davi Santos (CBS’ Tell Me A Story), Damon Gillespie (NBC’s Rise) and more.
The evening commenced with screenings specially curated by each host that depicted a period-specific film, with Spike Lee presenting BlacKkKlansman, Brooke Shields presenting Pretty Baby, and Kiera Chaplin presenting City Lights.