Men of the Cloth is an inspiring documentary of three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging roles in the twilight of their career. The film unravels the mystery of their artistry and reveals how their passionate devotion to their Old World craft is akin to a religion.
Panel discussion at 7:15 p.m. moderated by Trideep Das, managing director of JollyBrowne, with director Vicki Vasilopoulos, Nicholas Hansen of Nicholas Joseph, bespoke tailor Chris Despos, Jeffery Diduch of the Made By Hand blog and Vice President of Technical Design at Hart Schaffner Marx, Joseph Genuardi, head tailor of Martin Greenfield Clothiers, and Rocco Giovannangelo, master tailor of Oxxford Clothes.
Reception to follow.
Monday, April 28, 2014 to 8:30pm
Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater 78 East Washington St.