*Making Fashion*. 1938. Great Britain. Directed by Humphrey Jennings. Image courtesy of BFI

Making Fashion. 1938. Great Britain. Directed by Humphrey Jennings. 20 min.

Jennings’s usual subjects were wartime documentary shorts made for the General Post Office film unit. Making Fashion, which came earlier in his career, focuses on the British designer Norman Hartnell.

L’amour fou. 2010. France. Directed by Pierre Thoretton. In French; English subtitles. 98 min.

Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent’s husband and business partner, presents a bittersweet look into the fashion business and the life he and Saint Laurent shared until the designer’s death in 2008.

  1. Sunday, January 14,
    1:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Monday, January 8,
    5:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
This film accompanies Fashion Forward Documentaries.