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An Evening at Lincoln Center Honoring Valentino

Keira attended last night at Alice Tully Hall a Black Tie Gala to honor Valentino and its creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. The event was co-presented with Harper’s Bazaar and included a special performance by Debbie Harry. Keira wore a stunning black dress from the Valentino Fall 2015 Couture collection, and she presented to Valentino creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli their honors. Check pictures:

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‘Therese Raquin’ Broadway Opening Night

Keira attended this Thursday (29) the opening night for her Broadway debut, Thérèse Raquin, in which she’s starring in along side Matt Ryan. I have added in our gallery photos from the curtain call and the party arrivals.

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Roundabout’s 50th Anniversary Season Party

Last night Keira Knightley made her first public appearance since the Academy Awards to attend the Roundabout’s 50th Anniversary Season Party, ahead of her Broadway debut in “Thérèse Raquin” which begins on October 01. High-quality images are now available to view in the gallery.

You may also notice there are no longer any intermediate pictures in the gallery. From now on, when you click on a thumbnail, you will be given the full picture, resized to fit in with your browser and the gallery theme – just right click on it to save on its original size.

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Keira Knightley’s 4 Covers for September ELLE

Keira Knightley is set to be the cover star for the September issue of Elle, and along with four gorgeous covers they have released an extract from her interview which you can read below.

Who better to embody the ELLE spirit than Keira Knightley. Beautiful, talented, well-read, open-minded, opinionated, feminist, fashion-forward, and like ELLE … delivered 30 years ago. In honor of ELLE’s 30th birthday, photographer Paola Kudacki shot four exclusive covers styled by Samira Nasr with 30-year-old actress that highlight ELLE’s dual French and American heritage (ELLE France was founded in 1945) and the vital role that beauty and accessories play in the magazine’s fashion identity.

Holly Millea sat down with Knightley to talk about the power of 30—or what we like to call ‘the new starting line’. To find out what she had to say check out the entire cover story exclusively in the September issue of ELLE—available digitally and in select cities now, and on newsstands nationwide August 18.

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Gallery: Film Stills Additions

As Keira is now taking some well-deserved time off, I’ve finally had the chance to upload over 100 high-quality film stills that have been sat on my computer for the past few months, including stills from “London Boulevard”, “Never Let Me Go”, “Begin Again” and “Anna Karenina”.

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Keira Knightley Opens Up About Feminism in the New Issue of “Violet”

The beautiful cover imagery of Keira Knightley in repose might be the thing that entices you to pick up the latest issue of Violet, but the interview inside with the actress is what truly makes it a must-have. In conversation with Amanda de Cadenet, Knightley opens up about what it means to be a woman in the film industry, providing thoughtful insight into the problems many actresses—and women on the whole—face in today’s world.

“Where are the female stories? Where are they? Where are the directors, where are the writers? It’s imbalanced, so given that we are half the cinema-going public, we are half the people [who] watch drama or watch anything else, where is that? So yes, I think the pay is a huge thing, but I’m actually more concerned over the lack of our voices being heard,” Knightley states in the mag. “I don’t know what happened through the ’80s,’90s, and ’00s that took feminism off the table, that made it something that women weren’t supposed to identify with and were supposed to be ashamed of. Feminism is about the fight for equality between the sexes, with equal respect, equal pay, and equal opportunity. At the moment we are still a long way off that.”

Knightley also elaborates on her decisions to play empowered women, and says of her role as mathematician Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game: “I think it is interesting that for women in film the problems they face are generally put into the sphere of home and family and not into the workplace. Joan’s real struggles were to get her rightful ‘place at the table,’ and then once she was there, equal pay, which she never came close to.”

Elsewhere in the magazine, female-positive stories are plentiful. Director-screenwriter Nicole Holofcener and Sarah Sophie Flicker discuss female friendships, while photographer Karolin Klüppel traveled to Mawlynnong, India, a village that operates under the principles of a matrilineal society, to photograph young women. Dreamy editorials abound in the back of the book, including those styled by Violet founder Leith Clark and Valentine Fillol-Cordier.