Film

Haute Couture Icons
Balenciaga, Endurance in an Ephemeral World (2009, 53 min.)
Sunday, December 9, 2018 -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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.

Kahn Auditorium

still from "Dior and I," part of the Haute Couture Icons film series