A classic car belonging to Hollywood star Sharon Stone helped to raise three million dollars for an AIDS charity in an auction during Dubai's fourth international film festival, a statement from the charity said on Tuesday.
The star-studded event late on Monday at a luxury desert resort saw Stone's 1961 Lincoln Continental sell to an unidentified buyer for 400,000 dollars, said the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) for which the actress is global fundraising chairman.
AdvertisementHollywood actors Michelle Yeoh and Hayden Christensen were also on hand to see another mystery bidder pay 600,000 dollars for an art installation by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
The annual film festival in the booming Gulf emirate is currently showcasing 141 films from 52 countries.
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