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Film Series: Haute Couture Icons

SELECTED SUNDAYS, 2 PM
Kahn Auditorium.
Independent documentaries showcase the artistry, early influences, and indomitable passion of revered designers Cristóbal Balenciaga, Coco Chanel, Hubert de Givenchy, and Christian Dior. Interweaving biography with archival studio footage and interviews with fashion experts, these films examine the individual stories behind their larger-than-life personas, as well as the inner workings of the haute couture world. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Balenciaga in Black.

OCTOBER 14
Balenciaga, Endurance in an Ephemeral World (2009, 53 min.)

OCTOBER 28
Extraordinary Women: Coco Chanel (2011, 49 min.)