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Fashion in Film Series: Bangaologia: The Science of Style and Sapeurs: The Men Inside the Suits
April 20 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This five-part film series, presented in conjunction with the exhibition A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, considers the role of fashion in modern society and takes an in-depth look at some of the industry’s most influential tastemakers.
- Friday, March 2, 6:30 pm: The Legacy of Alexander McQueen
- Saturday, March 3, 2 pm: The First Monday in May
- Saturday, April 7, 2 pm: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
- Friday, April 20, 7 pm: Bangaologia: The Science of Style and Sapeurs: The Men Inside the Suits
- Friday, May 18, 9:30 pm: The September Issue
ABOUT BANGAOLOGIA: THE SCIENCE OF STYLE
The African continent has always been a place that evokes a deep sense of wonder and fantasy. It is naturally diverse, with a vast array of people, cultures, and natural beauty. Being the home to ancient civilizations, it is considered the “birthplace of humanity.” But could it also be the birthplace of style? Africans and their cultures are inspiring the aesthetic world today more than ever. From the runways of the world to the meccas of visual art, there is an undeniable presence of African influence and a growing number of African trendsetters. Bangaologia sets out to explore the reason behind the recent growth of the African aesthetic in the world. (2016 | 1 hour, 25 minutes)
ABOUT SAPEURS: THE MEN INSIDE THE SUITS
Sapeurs: The Men Inside the Suits is a short film by Héctor MediaVilla that profiles a group of sharply dressed men in the Republic of Congo known for their distinctive sartorial style. (2014 | 5 minutes)
Watch the trailer for Bangaologia: The Science of Style: