Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) - The Bali Cultural Center is organizing a cinema program on August 19-20 to remember the dedication of the late Elizabeth Taylor to the film world.

"The program is to be held in cooperation with Udayana Scientific Club (USC) and the Sahaja Community," Sri Puspita, coordinator of the "Elizabeth Taylor Film Show" said here on Friday.

She said Elisabeth Taylor was one of Hollywood`s most accomplished film stars although some said her talent was actually not so spectacular.

Apart from all the controversies surrounding her, Liz Tailor was a person who cared much for other people and had done a lot of charitable things , especially for HIV and AIDS sufferers.

"It is hoped the showing of a documentary films on Liz Taylor`s journey will give added value to viewers," she said.

She said according to plans, six films starred by Liz Taylor would be shown on the first day, including "National Velvet", "Cat on a Hot Thin Roof" and "Butterfield 8."

Butterfield 8 was the film that gave Elizabeth Taylor her first Oscar.

"On the second day, the film to be shown will be "Cleopatra" which was made in Britain and the US at a cost of UD$60 million," she said.

Elizabeth Taylor played the role of Queen Cleopatra for which she has always been remembered until now.

Another film to shown was "The Elizabeth Taylor Story", an 86 minute long film on her controversial private life.

The program will be closed with "Who`s Afraid of Virginia Wolf" a marriage drama in which she played with Richard Burton and from which she won another Oscar as best actrees.(*)

Editor: Ruslan Burhani
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