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The winner and guest will arrive on a Saturday and stay in the Middleburg Country Inn, Middleburg, Virginia for two nights. Breakfast will be provided on Sunday and Monday. Guests will have free time before joining Luciana and Robert Duvall for lunch just before their private acting workshop. Afterwards, the winner and guest will be free to explore neighboring towns for dinner. Recommendations will be provided.
Robert Duvall is one of the greatest American actors and directors of our time. He has won an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and a BAFTA over the course of his career. He has starred in some of the most acclaimed and popular films and TV shows of all time, among them To Kill a Mockingbird, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, MASH, Apocalypse Now, Tender Mercies, The Natural and his personal favorite, Lonesome Dove.
The Robert Duvall Children's Fund (RDCF) is a 501 c(3) committed to improving the living conditions of children throughout Latin America, India, and the United States. In Northern Argentina, RDCF has improved the quality of life of many families by refurbishing schools, hospitals and private institutions through Todos Juntos, a local organization in Argentina dedicated to providing education to children living with Downs Syndrome.
The most recent project includes the refurbishment of homes for disabled children and their families. In India, girls account for more than one half of the children out of school. The Duvall-Deepalaya Father and Daughter Initiative supports the cultivation of bonds between fathers and daughters that encourage and promote equality in education for girls.
RDCF also promotes the efforts of Pro Mujer. Pro Mujer is international women’s development and microfinance organization that alleviates poverty in Latin America by providing financial services, healthcare and training to poor women entrepreneurs.
Since its establishment in 2001, RDCF has expanded its reach by assisting many reputable organizations in meeting the needs of children through educational, developmental or medical assistance programs. Some of these organizations include the Henry and William Evans Home for Children, local hospitals, schools, and more. For more information please visit, www.rdchildrensfund.org