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Alec Baldwin to co-chair amfAR gala at Cannes Film Festival

Actor Alec Baldwin attends the Tisch School Of The Art's Gala 2012 at The New York Marriott Marquis on April 19, 2012, in New York City.
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Alec Baldwin attends the Tisch School Of The Art's Gala 2012 at The New York Marriott Marquis on April 19, 2012, in New York.
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(CBS/AP) Alec Baldwin, Janet Jackson and Kylie Minogue are headed to the South of France to co-chair amfAR's annual gala at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Other co-chairs for the charity soiree are actress Milla Jovovich, Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, producer Harvey Weinstein, "The Artist" co-star Berenice Bejo and director Michel Hazanavicius, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai and amfAR chairman Kenneth Cole.

The Cinema Against AIDS event on May 24 will feature a live auction and runway show to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research. Past live auction items have included a kiss from "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson, a dress right off Gwen Stefani's back and Madonna's one-of-a-kind Chanel handbag.

The event has raised more than $70 million since launching in Cannes in 1993.The Cannes Film Festival begins on May 16.