14 NOVEMBER 2013
18:00 DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL (2011)
86 ‘ minutes
Documentary directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt & Frédéric Tcheng
Plot: A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
Diana Vreeland www.dianavreeland-film.com©
19:40 THE DAY BEFORE: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER (2009)
Documentary directed by Loic Prigent
Plot: Loic Prigent trains his camera on Jean Paul Gaultier, spending 36 hours with the designer on the eve of his 2010 Autumn-Winter Haute Couture collection.
Portrait by Miles Aldridge ©
20:40 ASVOFF: DIANE PERNET A SELECTION OF WINNER SHORT FILM FILMS
Total Run Time 30 minutes
LE DERNIER CRI
Directed by Erwin Olaf
Plot: ‘Le Dernier Cri’ makes use of a kind of hyperrealism that is characteristic of much of his work. Here the slick realism of Hollywood films is being driven to its limits, giving the whole work an absurd character.
I WANT MUSCLE
Winner of the ASVOFF MK2 Grand Prix 2011
Directed by Elisha Smith-Leverock
Plot: the film plays with taboos and gender stereotypes, starring female bodybuilder Kizzy Vaines.
TO BE HONEST
Best documentary prize at ASVOFF#5
Directed by Jason Last
Plot: If you go to a fashion show in Paris, you will nearly always notice a woman in head-to-toe black, whose personal style alone sets her apart from the glitzy crowd. Her name is Diane Pernet.
THE EVER CHANGING FACE OF BEAUTY
Directed by Sølve Sundsbø
Plot: A film created exclusively for W magazine in partnership with P&G PRESTIGE starring Lara Stone
NUPTIALIS: IS THIS REAL LIFE
Winner of young talent Prize ASVOFF 2011
Directed by Suzie Q and Leo Siboni
Plot: Tinged with surrealism, the Motwary’s garment and Mastori’s jewellery become the answer to an intrigue, a mystery, but also a character in itself – a fantastic object, in the cinematic sense of the word.
Presented at the Hasselt Modemuseum PRINTS exhibit in Hasselt, Belgium with the support of Moonwalk Films, Antoine Asseraf, and Vogue Italia.
HEADPIECES FOR PEACE
Grand Prix ASVOFF#5
Directed by Jessica Mitrani
Plot: Headpieces for Peace is a non-hierarchical, nomadic organization on a tandem bicycle that seeks to initiate free political action from all unitary and totalizing paranoia. The organization consists of 11 interchangeable and fluctuating members who belief that collective expressions of desire are possible
HORS D’ OEUVRE
Winner of Best Director Award 2012
Directed by Monica Menez
Plot: The movie exaggerated describes the daily needs and manners and also takes a look on the thereby appearing side effects and unpredictabilities.
Grand Prix, Best Sound & Best Emerging Talent Prize 2013
A film by Manish Arora
Directed by Bharat Sikka
Performance by Bishi Bhattacharya
Plot: In India there are millions of widows,( some still in their teens), living on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi (Banaras), the ‘Holy City’ of India and Vrindavan the ‘City of Widows’. As they await ‘moksha’ or release from this life, they face a battery of societal taboos.
Waiting for their end, they are expected to renounce all worldly pleasures and desires and lead a life of austerity and prayer. Rules for this living death extend from food, a diet that will not ‘ warm the blood’, to their appearance, whereby they are expected to wear simple white saris and are forbidden from any form of ornamentation or efforts to enhance their physical appearance.
21:20 HELMUT NEWTON: FRAMES FROM THE EDGE (1989)
Documentary directed by Adrian Maben
Plot: A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy.
FASHION ON SCREEN will take place at NIXON Screening Room: 61B Agisilaou Str. in Keramikos, Athens, from 13 to 16 of November 2013.
The entrance to all screenings is free, with a limited number of seats.
Book your seat online by clicking here.
FASHION ON SCREEN is a non-profit event for educational purposes.
Poster photo courtesy of Sølve Sundsbø / The ever changing face of beauty / W magazine / P&G PRESTIGE”