10th Annual Kleibacker Film Festival–Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
August 19, 2022
The tenth annual Charles Kleibacker Film Festival celebrates the legacy of a style icon through fashion-inspired film. Tickets are $5 and support the Charles Kleibacker Endowed Fund for Excellence.
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
A film by Lorna Tucker, 80 minutes
Since igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols’ manager Malcolm McLaren, Dame Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years, and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of our time. The film blends archive, beautifully crafted reconstruction, and insightful interviews with Vivienne’s fascinating network of collaborators, guiding us on her journey from a childhood in postwar Derbyshire to the runways of Paris and Milan. This is an intimate and poignant homage to one of the true cultural icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy in a business driven by consumerism, profit and global expansion.
Please note that Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
is recommended for adult audiences.
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