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“InStyle” Interview

Angelina will be in the April 2018 issue of InStyle Magazine but they have already published the online version. So you can either read it at their website or in our press archive.

On a chilly January evening, Angelina Jolie nestles into a couch inside the highly fragrant Guerlain boutique on Paris’s Champs-Élysées. We’re meeting to toast the launch of Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum Florale, for which she is the face. Jolie’s face, apart from softly smoked eyes, looks natural. “We’re all pretty natural,” she says of her family. She takes her time as she discusses her makeup skills (they’re good, but daughter Zahara is more the enthusiast), her skin (cared for by a dermatologist since she was 11), and her views on what it’s like to age when you’re known as one of the world’s most beautiful women.

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All of Angelina’s music videos

All of Angelina’s music videos

Angelina has been in 13 music videos since 1991, the year she appeared in her first one. Some of these are just footage from movies she starred in, but most of them are exclusive videos with some fantastic scenes. Perhaps you didn’t know that there is two versions of The Rolling Stones video and it’s several of the scenes that are different! You can view captures and both versions of the videos in our video archive.

In early 00’s when this site was originally started there was some really rare photos with bad quality of Angelina holding a dove and nobody knew where it was from – but now we do! Back in 1993 Angelina did yet another music video for the band Widespread Panic and the song “Wondering”. She also modeled for the CD, LP covers and posters. All of these rarities can be viewed in the gallery as well!

So go and look at the screencaptures, watch the music videos in the video archive and read more about them all at the career pages.

Categories Causes   Charity Events   Interviews   Magazine Alerts   Pictures   UNHCR Special Envoy   Videos

Runway of Hope: Angelina Opens Up About a Different Kind of Fashion Show

Runway of Hope: Angelina Opens Up About a Different Kind of Fashion Show

When Angelina visited Kenya last year she was photographed at some type of event that we wasn’t completely sure of what it was but it was actually a fashion show for RefuSHE. Yet another cause that Angelina and the Jolie-Pitt Foundation supports and you can read more about it in the Harper’s Bazaar article below or in our press archive. And go to RefuSHE to check out the scarfs and accessories available for sale and/or donate to the cause!

In all her years as an Academy Award–winning actress and director, Angelina Jolie—the most glamorous woman on the planet—never went to a fashion show. “I hadn’t been to one before,” the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy says of the experience of finding herself seated front row during a visit to a refugee shelter in Nairobi, Kenya, last June. “But it was my kind of runway: the most beautiful girls, survivors with their heads held high, bringing forward their own designs and culture; showing how it’s possible to find your femininity again after it has been brutally attacked.”

The shelter Jolie visited on World Refugee Day is run by RefuSHE, an NGO that seeks to fill a crucial gap in care for girls and young women between the ages of 13 and 23 fleeing Somalia, South Sudan, and other war-torn countries in the region. “All the girls I met had been separated from their families or had seen their parents killed,” says Jolie. “Almost all had suffered sexual violence, and many had given birth after being raped.” RefuSHE provides counseling and shelter and conducts a multidisciplinary education program.

With the support of UNHCR, RefuSHE also encourages economic empowerment by teaching the young women to make colorful scarves using resist-dyeing, a traditional East African technique similar to tie-dye. This gives the refugees a marketable skill that can help set them on a path toward financial independence. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the scarves they make are reinvested into the program and its artisans; since 2010, nearly 70 percent of them have become self-sufficient.
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Article by Angelina and John McCain in New York Times

Article by Angelina and John McCain in New York Times

Angelina Jolie who co-founded “Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative” together with William Hague has written an article together with John McCain for the New York Times for the International Womens Day yesterday, March 8th.

Around the world, there is profound concern that America is giving up the mantle of global leadership. Our steady retreat over the past decade has contributed to a wide array of complex global challenges — a dangerous erosion of the rule of law, gross human rights violations and the decline of the rules-based international order that was designed in the aftermath of two world wars to prevent conflict and deter mass atrocities.

We’ve seen this unfold in Syria, where the United States and the international community have shamefully failed to address brutal violence that has engulfed the country for seven years, led to hundreds of thousands dead and contributed to the worst refugee crisis since the end of World War II.

Read full article in our press archive or at the original source.

Categories Films

“Tomb Raider” director fought for Angelina Jolie as ‘wicked’ Lara Croft

“Tomb Raider” director fought for Angelina Jolie as ‘wicked’ Lara Croft

Below is an interview with the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider director Simon West which he did with magazine Entertainment Weekly. He talks about casting Angelina as Lady Lara Croft and the interview also mentions other actresses that was in talks for the part. We are happy that Simon fought to cast Angelina!

Lara Croft is returning to the big screen on March 16, but the gaming world’s foremost feminist disruptor first sprang from the polygonal trenches of the Sony PlayStation and onto movie screens some 17 years ago.

The titular character — a British aristocrat with a knack for archaeology and an affinity for hot pants — ascended the ranks of pop cultural stardom in the late ’90s, becoming an unprecedented digital celebrity in the age of lads’ mags and Girl Power. And playing her made a bona fide movie star out of a 26-year-old Angelina Jolie. But the videogame-to-Hollywood transition might have looked a bit different if, according to the filmmaker behind the project, he hadn’t pushed for his star.

Director Simon West tells EW that he was approached by Paramount Pictures several times before agreeing to helm the first Tomb Raider film, which landed in theaters on June 15, 2001 after Croft had amassed a worldwide following across five prior gaming ventures. Though Ripley had already flexed her heroic muscles in several Alien titles and Wonder Woman had long cemented her legacy in the pages of DC comic books, West says he was up against a market that wasn’t used to women leading summer blockbusters.

“There hadn’t been a female lead of an action-adventure film that had carried a film [by herself recently], and Angelina wasn’t as big as some of the other actresses that were up for the part, who’d done bigger films and had a longer track record and bigger box-office grosses. … Some of their [images] were safer than Angelina’s, whose was quite dangerous. She had all sorts of thing written about her—some obviously not true. She was a young woman experimenting,” West tells EW. He says that names like Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ashley Judd, and Jennifer Lopez were thrown around by studio, but he never saw anyone else in the part but Jolie — largely thanks to her “wicked” offscreen persona — and that the casting process “never [came] down to screen tests or level pegging,” but it did take him a while to “argue” Jolie through.
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