Fashion in film celebrated in New York

Haute couture at the French Institute Alliance Française.

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy with Fred Astaire - Stanley Donen's Funny Face
Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy with Fred Astaire - Stanley Donen's Funny Face

Spring in New York comes alive with Haute Couture on Film featuring the work of Hubert de Givenchy in Stanley Donen's Funny Face, starring Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire and Kay Thompson, presented by Eye For Film's Anne-Katrin Titze on April 7.

See creations by Pierre Cardin in Jacques Demy's Bay Of Angels (La Baie Des Anges) with Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers and Henri Nassiet. Emanuel Ungaro made the clothes for Gena Rowlands in John Cassavetes' Gloria with Julie Carmen and Buck Henry. Coco Chanel in Jean Renoir's The Rules Of The Game (La Règle Du Jeu) dressed Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély and Odette Talazac. Be dazzled by Christian Dior in Jean Negulesco's How To Marry A Millionaire with Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, and Lauren Bacall. Yves Saint Laurent's creations can be seen in Luis Buñuel's Belle De Jour on Catherine Deneuve with Jean Sorel and Michel Piccoli. Deborah Riley Draper's documentary Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, closes Haute Couture on Film, curated by Delphine Selles-Alvarez.

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel co-director Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel co-director Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Lisa Immordino Vreeland, who co-directed Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel with Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and Dior And I director Frédéric Tcheng, will once again introduce their film at the French Institute Alliance Française on April 21.

Upcoming Fashion at FI:AF Haute Couture on Film screenings (April 7 - May 26) with presentations at 7:30 - Tue, Apr 7 at 4 & 7:30pm - Funny Face - Anne-Katrin Titze Tue, Apr 14 at 4 & 7:30pm - Bay of Angels Tue, Apr 21 at 4 & 7:30pm - Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel - Lisa Immordino Vreeland Tue, Apr 28 at 4 & 7:30pm - Gloria Tue, May 5 at 4 & 7:30pm - The Rules Of The Game Tue, May 12 at 4 & 7:30pm - How To Marry A Millionaire Tue, May 19 at 4 & 7:30pm - Belle De Jour - Melissa Anderson Tue, May 26 at 4 & 7:30pm - Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution

Upcoming Fashion at FI:AF Talks - Wed, Apr 15 at 7:00pm - Proenza Schouler discussion with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez Mon, May 11 at 7:00pm - Kate Betts, former fashion editor at Harper's Bazaar and Vogue moderated by Michael Boodro, Editor-in-Chief of Elle Decor Thur - May 21 at 7:00pm - Uncovering Fashion with Garance Doré

CinéSalon Haute Couture on Film and Fashion at FI:AF Talks - French Institute Alliance Française - Florence Gould Hall Theater 55 East 59th Street, New York.

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