This Ladies-Only Pre-Oscar Party Reveals A LOT About Hollywood Friendships

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Brie Larson hosted a cocktail party in Hollywood. This party wasn't just a quiet get-together with friends on her back deck, though. Larson was the host for the annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party. Women in Film is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women in all aspects of tv and film and to promoting equality in a what, let's face it, is still pretty much a man's world.
Even though this might not have been a small, intimate affair at Larson's house, it was still a get-together with friends. Larson herself got to catch up with Oscar nominees such as Emma Stone and Viola Davis. No doubt they commiserated about the marathon that is awards season when you're the front-runner, which is, admittedly, a good problem to have. Also, probably lots of people wanted to grab a selfie (or a professionally lit and photographed image) of themselves with the legendary Meryl Streep. Or visionary director Ava DuVernay.
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More than 30 of this year's Oscar nominees showed up along with a host of other artists from other genres, like television and music.
Click through to see your favorites. Then grab your BFFs, strike a Wonder Woman power pose, and make some memories (and some art) of your own.
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Brie Larson was the event's official host, but Meryl Streep might just be the reigning monarch. Memo to Brie Larson: This would make an excellent profile pic.
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Brie Larson and Gabby Hoffman have a moment. And a hug.
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Kiersey Clemons and Zoë Kravitz don't even need the whole banquette. They're making room for others. And looking fierce.
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Emma Stone and Brie Larson raise a glass. A cocktail party wouldn't be a cocktail party without cocktails.
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Jaime King looks like she has some major advice for Rowan Blanchard.
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Jenny Slate just can't take her eyes off of Gabby Hoffman.
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Brie Larson and Rowan Blanchard know what's up, but it doesn't look like they're sharing.
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This is kind of like a Love Dollhouse reunion photo with Ryan Destiny and Chelsea Stone. Except that that's Gabrielle Union on the left.
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Musician Kate Crash walked the red carpet with director Catherine Hardwicke. Then they got together with a Women In Film's Cathy Shulman (that's her in the middle) for a photo.
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Brie Larson and Viola Davis give us all major #careergoals.
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A lot of talent, power, and positivity all in one picture. Ava DuVernay, Women in Film's Cathy Schulman, and Meryl Streep get it done.

DuVernay had this to say about Women in Film:“It’s a very powerful organization and any time that we have like-minded voices coming together to express ourselves – whether it’s dissent, whether it’s welcome, whether it’s invitation, whether it’s revolution – it is an important thing to do.”