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Candlelit Cannes party celebrates Jessica Chastain, Shailene Woodley and other women in film

Actresses Shailene Woodley and Jessica Chastain attend Women In Film celebration with IFP, Calvin Klein Collection & euphoria Calvin Klein at the 65th Cannes Film Festival at Villa St George on May 17, 2012, in Cannes.
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Actresses Shailene Woodley and Jessica Chastain attend Women In Film celebration with IFP, Calvin Klein Collection & euphoria Calvin Klein on May 17, 2012, in Cannes.
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(CBS/AP) While Cannes took some heat this year for not featuring any female directors, there are plenty of women on screen.

Jessica Chastain and Shailene Woodley were honored at an exclusive soiree at a remote hillside villa on Thursday night by the Independent Filmmaker Project, along with international stars Naomi Watts, Diane Kruger and Ludivine Sagnier.

Pictures: Cannes Film Festival 2012
Pictures: Fashion at Cannes Film Festival

Chastain and Woodley were still dancing around a candlelit pool strewn with petals at the Calvin Klein party into the wee hours Friday.

Even though it was an event celebrating women, the arrival of David Schwimmer, Chris Rock and Alec Baldwin - complete with a documentary camera crew - caused as much fuss and flashbulbs as the women of the evening.