Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution

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Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution

  • 2012
  • Directed By: Deborah Riley Draper
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 91 Minutes
  1. Monday, October 10, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution
Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution recounts November 28, 1973, commemorated as one of the most explosive nights in contemporary fashion history. Deborah Riley Draper’s high-energy documentary highlights America’s and France’s longstanding battle for fashion world dominance, and how an ensemble of powerhouse Black models played a major role in ultimately amplifying America’s voice in the international fashion scene. Among its many honors, this film received the Best Documentary award in 2013 from the AfricanAmerican Film Critics Association. Director Deborah Riley Draper is scheduled to be present. (HD Presentation)