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Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert & Style Mentor

  • The Most Fashionable Films at the Tribeca Film Festival from Halston to Vidal Sassoon

    We cannot help but notice some very stylish films scheduled at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City later this week from those that create, inspire or influence fashion trends with an emphasis on the 1960′s and 1970′s. Get festival tickets if you can.

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    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

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    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

    While all the girls are giddy with the upcoming release of “Sex and the City 2” and Sarah Jessica Parker wearing the white jersey Halston Heritage dress in the ubiquitous movie poster, it’s time to learn about who the real Halston was.

    Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston,” is a portrait of America’s first celebrity designer with reflections from Liza Minnelli, Diane Von Furstenberg, André Leon Talley, Anjelica Huston, Bob Colacello, and Billy Joel.

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    Vidal Sassoon The Movie

    Vidal Sassoon The Movie

     

    There’s more behind the man who “changed the world with a pair of scissors” from frothy bouffants to the iconic and geometric wash and wear bob hairstyle in the 1960′s. “Vidal Sassoon The Movie” chronicles the self-made man from his beginning in a Jewish orphanage to becoming the rock and rolliest master of Mod hair design.

    Cast includes fashion designer Mary Quant.

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  • Gainsbourg, Je t'Aime... Moi Non Plus

    Gainsbourg, Je t’Aime… Moi Non Plus

     

    The North American premiere of the French film, “Gainsbourg, Je t’Aime… Moi Non Plus” is the biography of the life of acclaimed French singer Serge Gainsbourg and his women, including his affair with Brigitte Bardot and marriage to Jane Birkin.

    Cast: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones, Anna Mouglalis, Mylene Jampanoi

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    Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    The acclaimed 1965 romantic epic “Doctor Zhivago” that inspired the Russian influence in fashion at that time, celebrates its 45th anniversary with the Warner Home Video’s state-of-the-art hi-def restoration, shown theatrically for the first time at Tribeca and available on Blu-ray disc May.

    Cast: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay

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    Arias With A Twist: The Docufantasy

    Arias With A Twist: The Docufantasy

    The documentary of downtown cabaret and drag artist Joey Arias and his collaborations with master puppeteer Basil Twist.” Arias With A Twist: The Docufantasy” takes you on a tour of downtown New York’s club, art, fashion, and performance scene starting in the late ’70s. The program notes state that director Bobby Sheehan has unearthed never-before-seen footage from the era of Andy Warhol, David Bowie, Keith Haring, Grace Jones, and Divine.

    Cast: Joey Arias, Basil Twist, Ann Magnuson, Kenny Scharf, Oscar Eustis, Cheryl Henson, Kim Hastereiter, Michael Musto, Thierry Mugler

    Tribeca Film Festival
    April 21 to May 2
    New York City
    Online: tribecafilm.com

    Photos via Tribecafilm.com

    Published on April 19, 2010

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