Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution
Haft Auditorium at FIT (227 W. 27th St., Manhattan)
5pm doors, 5:30pm start
Free, register here & bring registration form with you
Atlanta-based director Deborah Riley-Draper will present her critically acclaimed documentary “Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution” that recounts the legendary fashion show of 1973 at Chateau de Versailles that catapulted African American models and American sportswear designers onto the European stage.
A panel discussion with the director and special guests will follow. The showing of “Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution” is in tribute to Women’s History Month and a salute to the 40th anniversary of Le Grand Divertissement a Versailles.
Confirmed panelists include:
Deborah Riley-Draper, Director
Bethann Hardison, Model participant
Norma Jean Darden, Model participant
BRING YOUR CONFIRMATION FORM FOR ADMITTANCE.