Santa Barbara, CA – On Thursday night, Belvedere Vodka presented Michael B. Jordan (Blank Panther) with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the historic Arlington Theatre.
The Cinema Vanguard Award recognizes actors who have forged their own path, taking artistic risks and making a significant and unique contribution to film.
Michael B. Jordan was surprised onstage by Jamie Foxx, who presented him the award.
Jamie Foxx brought the house down with his introduction of the 2019 SBIFF Cinema Vanguard Award recipient Michael B. Jordan
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Michael B. Jordan’s arrival was “the biggest and loudest” in SBIFF history, according to the festival’s organizers, “they’d never seen or heard so many fans”, some of whom had been waiting all day
Following the screening, VIP guests were invited to the Arlington Theatre Courtyard for an after-party presented by Belvedere Vodka, including a show-stopping bar with dozens of illuminated Belvedere bottles and signature cocktails including the Belvedere Classic Martini and the Belvedere Espresso Martini which were paired with light bites.