Guest of honor Robert De Niro chats with Leonardo DiCaprio as he lays low at the amfAR gala in Cannes
He was the guest of honor at Thursday night’s amfAR gala in Cannes, which took place during the annual film festival.
And Robert De Niro seemed to be enjoying his evening as he sat down to chat with Leonardo DiCaprio, who kept a very low profile throughout the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc party.
The 78-year-old film legend donned a black tuxedo for the evening, as emerged in a deep chat with the Wolf Of Wall Street actor.
Deep in conversation: Guest of honor Robert De Niro, 78, chatted with a low-key Leonardo DiCaprio at the amfAR charity gala in Cannes on Thursday
Sitting next to him, Leonardo donned a simple black shirt, covering his face with a black New York Yankees baseball cap.
He wrapped an arm around the guest of honor, before stepping back as Robert smiled.
Leonardo kept his appearance unknown for most of the evening, keeping his hat on after he skipped the chance to do some red carpet snaps.
Deserved: The actor was honored at the event after many years of devoting his time and support to philanthropic causes such as HIV/AIDS prevention
Casual: Leonardo donned a simple black shirt, covering his face with a black New York Yankees baseball cap as they chatted
Under the radar: Leonardo kept his appearance unknown for most of the evening, keeping his hat on after he skipped the chance to snap some red carpet snaps
Enjoying his evening, Robert was also pictured chatting with Edgar Ramirez and businessman Hermann Buehlbecker.
He then took to the stage, shaking hands with auctioneer Simon de Pury before chatting with the crowd.
The actor was honored at the event after many years of devoting his time and support to philanthropic causes such as HIV/AIDS prevention.
Handshake: Robert then took to the stage, shaking hands with auctioneer Simon de Pury before chatting with the crowd
On stage: The couple then chatted on stage as Robert was introduced by Simon
Good time: The cinema legend seemed in good spirits as he addressed the crowd during the evening
The event also featured live performances by Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin and Charli XCX, cocktails, dinner and an exciting live auction led by renowned auctioneer Simon.
Charity amfAR is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and advocacy.
Since 1985, amfAR has invested nearly $617 million in its programs and awarded more than 3,500 grants to research teams around the world.
And the Cannes gala raised a cumulative total of more than $245 million for amfAR’s lifesaving AIDS research.
This extraordinary success has enabled the Foundation to make critical investments in research that have brought us within reach for a cure for HIV.
Catch up? He and businessman Hermann Buehlbecker also seemed to be engrossed in conversation
To smile! During dinner, actor Edgar Ramirez wrapped an arm around Robert as he flashed a smile while looking in another direction