The French rep for being snooty snobs is not entirely unfounded. In the world of high-end couturiers, Parisian designers have always held an air of superiority over their American counterparts. That rift is explored in documentary Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution, a look into the revolutionary runway shows held at the palace in 1973 that served as a showdown between a home team including Dior and Givenchy and such visitors as Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass.
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Region: Central Phoenix
See the film at Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue, on Saturday, September 29. The evening begins with a 6 p.m. reception and a screening of the film at 7. A discussion with the film's director, Deborah Riley Draper, will follow.