The First Monday in May

The First Monday in May

DVD - 2016
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New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art introduces a new fashion exhibition with a gala event every year on the first Monday of May. A grand fashion and cultural exhibit fundraiser for the museum's Costume Institute, the event is attended by A-list celebrities. The film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the the exhibition "China: Behind the Look Glass," conceived and organized by Met curator Andrew Bolton in 2015, and the Met Gala marking the exhibition's opening.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]
Branch Call Number: 746.92 FIRST
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Chapel_Hill_SusanM
Mar 26, 2017

Great behind-the-scenes doc about the fabulous Met Gala and Costume Institute Exhibit. I think they spent too little time discussing the problematic aspect of the theme ("China Through the Looking Glass" - aka the way Western designers have been, let's say, inspired by China throughout history), especially since the biggest dissenters were actual Chinese people. But that tone-deafness is also part of it, if unintentionally so. If you like interesting, creative, fancy people doing their thing (and if you liked another Anna Wintour doc, "The September Issue"), you'll like this. Also, Justin Bieber makes a very brief appearance and he is an ass the whole time.

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eliasmerkins
Dec 04, 2016

A great documentary about the fifth most visited exhibit at the MET. A fascinating view of behind the scenes. Fascinating.

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winston16
Oct 04, 2016

Good documentary about the annual Met celebration of fashion (this time inspired by China) and the gala/red carpet event that kicks it off. If you enjoy fashion documentaries, this is a must-see.

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dred
Aug 27, 2016

A Chinese-inspired Western fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2015. It was a very popular exhibit.

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artistanoire
Aug 26, 2016

Filmmaker Andrew Rossi examines an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art that showcases Chinese-inspired Western fashions

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