Grey Goose Game-Changing Women Dinner Series
Long-Winded Lady Productions programmed and produced the Game-changing Women Film Series in 2018. The film series champions female filmmakers breaking the mould in Hollywood, and was sponsored by Grey Goose vodka, and hosted by Bulgari Hotel London. The series launched with an inaugural dinner on the 26 February, which included an advanced screening of the feature film, Blame, and a discussion with its lead actress, Quinn Shephard. More films have since been screened, including Chloé Zhao's lyrical docudrama, The Rider; each have been accompanied by exciting cocktails by courtesy of Grey Goose vodka.
26 February 2018
The Game-Changing Women Film Series launched with an inaugural dinner hosted by Bridget Arsenault, founder of Long-Winded Lady Productions. As part of the dinner, Quinn Shephard flew to London to present an advanced screening of her debut feature film, Blame. Guests enjoyed Grey Goose cocktails on the terrace of a Bulgari suite, followed by dinner and dessert in the suite. The guest list included Academy Award-winning and BAFTA-winning costume designer, Jenny Beavan; BAFTA-nominated composer, Daniel Pemberton; acclaimed novelist, Daniel Pembrey; and BBC producer, Tui McLean.
31 May 2018
The Rider is a lyrical docudrama, directed and written by Chloé Zhao, which follows a young cowboy unable to compete in the rodeo circuit following an accident. It was screened as part of the Game-changing Women Film Series on 31 May 2018, hosted by Bridget Arsenault. Attendees of the screening and dinner had the choice of seven different appetizers, Grey Goose Le Fizz cocktails, seven sharing mains, and three desserts.
5 July 2018
The Game-Changing Women Film Series concluded with a dinner with Lorna Tucker, writer and director of Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist, a documentary about the life of fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood. The evening was held at Bulgari Hotel London, in association with Grey Goose vodka, and was hosted by Lorna Tucker and the founder of Long-Winded Lady Productions, Bridget Arsenault. Guests were offered a choice of seven appetisers accompanied by Grey Goose Le Fizz cocktails, followed by a choice of eight sharing mains, and ending with a choice of three desserts and Grey Goose espresso martinis. The evening was attended by award-winning writer and director, Joachim Trier, multi-BAFTA-nominated composer, Daniel Pemberton, founder and CEO of Lucas Hugh, Anjhe Mules, and model and filmmaker, Andy Richardson. Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist received critical and commercial success; Lorna Tucker is to release her next documentary, Amá, later this year.