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Fashion Culture: ‘Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution’ Film Screening

October 10 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Models on the runway at Versailles in 1973
Still from Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution. Courtesy of Deborah Riley Draper.

Join us for a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution. The film recounts the 1973 “Battle of Versailles” fashion face-off between American and French designers at Chateau de Versailles that catapulted African American models onto the European stage and made a name for American designers overseas.

All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call (212) 217-4585, or email [email protected].

This event is open to the public. 

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Date:
October 10
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City , NY United States

Organizer

The Museum at FIT
Phone:
212 217.4585
Email:
museuminfo@fitnyc.edu
Website:
fitnyc.edu/museum