Very soon on the shelf next to "Oscar", Angelina Jolie received in the 2000s for the best performance of the second-plan role in the picture "Interrupted life", The actress will put another figurine. The day before, it became known that Jolie was awarded the second award of the Council of Management of the American Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences for his volunteer work.
Recall that her Jolie began after filming in the film "Lara Croft – Tomb of Tombs", who took place in Cambodia. According to Angelina, the eyes of the humanitarian catastrophe that were happening in the third world was opened by this trip to her. The actress contacted the UN Commission on Refugees for Information, and already in February 2001 her trip to Sierra Leone and Tanzania took place, where she was deeply shocked by what she saw.
In the following months, Angelina again visited Cambodia, and then a camp of Afghan refugees in Pakistan, where she donated the amount of one million dollars to help victims of the Foundation Commission Funds. Impressed by the interest and work of Jolie in humanitarian missions, the leadership of the commission proclaimed the actress on August 27, 2001 at her headquarters in Geneva Ambassador of the Goodwill of the Supreme Commissioner for UN Refugees. In the next four years, Angelina Jolie visited a number of countries with a humanitarian mission, including Kenya, Thailand, Ecuador, Sudan, Kosovo, Angola, Sri Lanka, Iraqi refugees camps in Jordan, and also visited Russia in the North Caucasus, where I got acquainted with the activities of the commission on the spot.
In 2005, Jolie was awarded the UN Humanitarian Prize, and the Prime Minister Cambodia awarded the actress the title of honorary citizen of this state.
"Honorary "Oscars" They will also be awarded to three colleagues of the actress – Angela Lensbury, Steve Martin and Pierrot Tosi, about which the president of the Academy Cheryl Bun Isaex reports:
We pay tribute to people who have made an invaluable contribution to the development of cinema and look forward to when colleagues will gather again on the celebration of the laureates.
Congratulations to the laureates!
Angelina Jolie in Afghanistan
Angelina Jolie in Iraq
Angelina Jolie at Ecuador School
… and on the border of Tunisia with Libya
Angelina Jolie at the award ceremony "Oscar" in 2000