In 1973, five American fashion designers and five French designers came together for a Paris runway fundraiser. That fundraiser turned into a competition, and an industry changing event in fashion history. The documentary film, Versailles '73 looks at how that Paris show brought African Americans to the forefront of fashion. Filmmaker Debra Riley Draper comes to the August Wilson Center this weekend for a screening of the award-winning documentary.
Watch the trailer for Versailles '73, which debuted at the Cannes in Film Festival in 2012