Hollywood, CA, November 15, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Lily Lisa, known throughout the world and Hollywood as “Lucky” Lily Lisa was presented with her third award for the documentary “As Always Stay By Me” at the Art 4 Peace Awards. The event was held at the iconic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
The Art 4 Peace Awards held annually recognizes and honors those who use their creative talents for peace and humanitarian causes. It brings mutual appreciation for our cultural diversity.
“As Always Stay By Me,” produced and directed by Lily Lisa, is a documentary addressing homelessness in Los Angeles. Camera’s followed Lily Lisa sharing her love of giving back to a community that needs it most; some of the city’s most impoverished citizens. Although from Hong Kong, this filmmaker travels all over the world bringing her message of love and hope to thousands, but was humbled and honored to be recognized and praised by the Arts 4 Peace Awards organizing committee.
Lily Lisa has gained a respectful position within the Hollywood glitterati promoting Asian contributions to filmmaking. China has become a major hub of business for Hollywood studios, having quickly become the home of the largest movie and drama production complex and film studios in the world. It is reported it has the third largest film industry by number of feature films produced annually. The country also has the largest number of screens in the world and is expected to become the largest theatrical market.
The fashion icon stepped to the stage to receive her award in a red and black Los Angeles Couturier design created together by Hilary Pugh and her son, Ezra Pugh. Lily Lisa shines the light not only on the Hollywood community but also as an ambassador with a vision to touch lives and inspire others.
Lily Lisa works from the heart to help those less fortunate. It has been her desire from a young age to help people and she makes it a priority. While traveling for her business, Lily also goes out to share her gift of encouragement with the down and out in the area. Many have come to know her and gladly receive her into their communities as a non-threatening presence. She is recognized on the streets as someone who demonstrates that she cares, by returning and seeking out people she has talked with and helped previously while getting to know others in the community. Lily Lisa spends time talking and laughing with these men and women and children, giving much needed hugs and other support.
Within the Hollywood community Lily Lisa is a social activist, passionate about giving back to her community to combat disparate treatment. Her efforts have earned her multiple honors including the We Care for Humanity’s “Woman of the Year of Asia” Award as well as being named The Charity Awards “Honorary Ambassador,” and the “Ambassador of Hong Kong, China” by The World Networks. She also received a Certificate of Congressional Recognition, from US Congresswoman Judy Chu.
Director Stephen Eckelberry says, “Lily has an attractive, glamorous quality, and yet a charm that would win anyone’s heart.” Her fierce wit, intelligence and business savvy have made her a sought after host, friend and advocate for eradicating hunger and homelessness. It is that charm that garners the respect in all aspects of her life from philanthropy and society, to her work ethic, to her charitable causes. Lily Lisa’s kind spirit and grace combined with talent and vision leaves an indelible impression. Her Beauty is from deep in the heart, not just on the outside. Lily Lisa feels very blessed to be able to help others, she inspires and encourages us all to be kind and show love in this way.