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Gayle King attends Ralph Lauren Presents Exclusive Screening Of Hitchcock’s To Catch A Thief Celebrating The Princess Grace Foundation at Ralph Lauren Women’s Store on October 28, 2013 in New York City

*First Lady Michelle Obama is hosting a Careers In Film symposium today at the White House, with a solid lineup of talent on the guest list, including “Fruitvale Station” director Ryan Coogler and Naomie Harris, who plays Winnie Mandela in “Long Walk To Freedom.”

The filmmakers’ discussion, also including The Weinstein Company chairman Harvey Weinstein, will be moderated by Gayle King.

The event, which started at 10 a.m., is designed to teach high school students from Washington DC, NYC and Boston about the film industry. The Weinstein Company participants will talk to the students about how they got where they are and what helped them do so.