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Jenna Elfman to Host Women in Film Gala Honoring Laura Linney, the Women of 'Mad Men'

Jenna Elfman to Host Women in Film Gala Honoring Laura Linney, the Women of 'Mad Men'Jenna Elfman to Host Women in Film Gala Honoring Laura Linney, the Women of 'Mad Men'

Jenna Elfman will host Women in Film's Crystal + Lucy Awards in June, the organization said on Wednesday.

The gala will honor actresses Laura Linney, Hailee Steinfeld and the women of AMC's "Mad Men," as well as cinematographer Rachel Morrison ("Fruitvale Station"), George Lucas and Sofia Coppola.

Linney, whose career in both film and television has spanned two decades, will be awarded the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. The Lucy Award for Excellence in Television will be given to Elisabeth Moss, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, Jessica Paré, and Keirnan Shipka of "Mad Men."

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Sixteen-year-old Steinfeld, who stars in the upcoming sci-fi adaptation of "Ender's Game" and was Oscar nominated for her performance in "True Grit," will be named the 2012 Max Mara Face of the Future. Previous recipients of that annual honor, extended to actresses at a turning point in their career, include Chloë Grace Moretz, Katie Holmes, Zoë Saldana and Emily Blunt.

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Morrison will receive the Kodak Vision Award, Coppola will be given the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award, and "Star Wars" creator Lucas will be honored with the Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award.

The annual fundraising event for the organization, celebrating its 40th anniversary, will be held in the Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom on June 12.