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May 22 2011, Published 6:45 a.m. ET

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This year's Cinema Against AIDS Gala benefiting amfAR was the most successful ever, RadarOnline.com has learned.

The strictly A-List formal ball was held during the Cannes Film Festival at the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc. Janet Jackson, Goldie Hawn, Gwen Stefani and Uma Thurman were among the celebs in attendance.

Presented by Bold Films, the Weinstein Company and Chopard, the event raised an astounding $10 million for the fights against AIDS.

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A signed, dated Andy Warhol lithograph of the late Elizabeth Taylor, co-founder of amfAR, went for $580,000.

"It was a fantastic night with record-breaking numbers," said event co-chair Harvey Weinstein.

"Elizabeth Taylor would have been very proud. Everyone was so incredibly generous - the actors, models, public figures and of course the people who bid.  It was an evening I'll never forget."

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