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NBFF Presents—Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Versailles ’73 explores a pivotal moment in fashion, when an iconic fashion face-off pitted 12 African American Black models

Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, directed by Deborah Riley Draper. (91 mins). Not rated

Versailles ’73 explores a pivotal moment in fashion, when an iconic fashion face-off pitted 12 African American Black models and 5 American designers against the lions of haute couture.

Film begins at 7pm. Arrive early to view The Story of Newark Fashion exhibition before the screening.

Following the film will be a panel discussion featuring:

  • Mikki Taylor, author and media personality
  • Deborah Riley Draper, director of the film
  • Kristen Joy Owens, curator of The Story of Newark Fashion exhibition

Venue

The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States