Fashion week officially ended on September 12, but we know how eager you are to keep the party going. So we’ve partnered with DailyCandy to bring you a special ‘Fashion in Film’ event on September 20 that is chock full of free screenings and panels sure to please both cinephiles and fashionistas.
In addition to the great films and panels, a free exhibition of Catherine Martin’s exclusive costume designs from The Great Gatsby will be on display at Tribeca Cinemas, where all events will take place.
In case you’re overwhelmed by choices, we’ve selected a few free ‘Fashion in Film’ events that will surely delight any movie or fashion lover.
Q&A with Iris Apfel & Albert Maysles
September 20, 3:30PM
Moderated by film director Matt Tyrnauer, famed businesswoman and style icon Iris Apfel will join documentary legend Albert Maysles in a conversation about their work and the legacies they wish to leave behind. The two also will reveal some intriguing details about an upcoming collaboration.
About Face: Supermodels—Then and Now (2012)
Q&A with director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
September 20, 7:00PM
Featuring interviews with some of the most celebrated visages of the 20th century (including Carol Alt, Marisa Berenson, Christie Brinkley, Pat Cleveland, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Jerry Hall, Bethann Hardison, Beverly Johnson, Paulina Porizkova, Isabella Rossellini, and Cheryl Tiegs), this fascinating documentary from HBO explores the roles that these icons played in defining – and redefining – beauty over time.
Q&A with Academy Award® Winner Catherine Martin
September 20, 7:30PM
Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin (Moulin Rouge, Australia, Romeo + Juliet) will candidly discuss her three-decade long collaboration with Baz Luhrmann as well as share insights about her craft, her unique artistic process, and her future projects. Simon Collins, Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons, will join her in conversation.
Other screenings with tickets available that include Q&As with filmmakers are Grey Gardens, The Director (which screened at TFF 2013!) and Valentino: The Last Emperor. A trio of Baz Luhrmann films (Australia, Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby in 3D) will also be shown.
Another exciting addition to the ‘Fashion in Film’ line-up is a special sneak preview of Romeo & Juliet. The ageless story from the world’s most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century by director Carlo Carlei and Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes, giving a new generation the chance to fall in love with the enduring legend. Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth bring to life the doomed young lovers.
In case you didn’t get a chance to reserve your seat in advance and the event says, “sold out,’’ walk-ins will be accepted 30 minutes prior to show time based on availability.