Maria Bello looked radiant at the Women in Film 2015 Crystal + Lucy Awards in Los Angeles Thursday night in an elegant white number.

Maria Bello In Max Mara

Bello, who received the Max Mara face of the future award at the Women in Film Lucy Awards in 2005, attended the 2015 event in a white Max Mara dress. The classy, floor-length gown featured draped sleeves and a cinched waist.

“So excited to be part of tonight’s event @WIF_LosAngeles @WomenInFilmLA,” Bello tweeted. “Thank you @maxmara for the dress!”

“Inspiring evening at @WIF_LosAngeles @WomenInFilmLA @maxmara,” she captioned another picture on Twitter.

Also at this year’s women in film event were Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Kristen Stewart, Laura Linney and Sandra Bullock, who delivered a humorous speech while presenting Sue Kroll with the Tiffany & Co. / Bruce Paltrow Mentorship Award.

“There’s so much power in this room right now,” Bullock quipped at the start of her speech. “We’re all going to be on the same menstrual cycle after tonight.”

“Sometimes there’s an uber powerful female who’s responsible for this shift, someone who is stronger and more powerful than the rest of us – the instigator or the lady time-shifter, as I like to call it,” she said, speaking of Kroll. “I’ve had the honor of working aside such a lady for many many years. For many many years I had no idea what she did for a living. She never offered and I never asked. I’m an actress. We don’t care what anyone else does for a living.”

“A few years ago when a project might not have gone the way I hoped, she never gave me that look of, ‘Oh honey, your personal life is in the sh-tter, now your career needs to evolve,'” Bullock continued. “No, no. She just avoided eye contact with me. And then, she adjusted the schedule, which is what this woman does. And she’s greatly responsible for the film’s success,” the actress said, speaking of Gravity.

In addition to Kroll, the other honorees of the night were Kidman, Jill Soloway, Ava Duvernay, Kate Mara and Toni Howard.

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