News Briefs: July 26, 2017
SCAD FASH film series: ‘God Save My Shoes’
The SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film presents a screening of “God Save My Shoes” (2011), the first documentary to explore the intimate relationship between women and their shoes, as part of the film series “REEL to REAL: Fashion Documentaries and More,” on Thursday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at SCAD FASH. The movie explores the female affinity for footwear — from a psychological, sociocultural and historical perspective — in locations such as New York, Paris, Milan and Florence, Italy. Interviews with legendary shoe designers Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Pierre Hardy and Walter Steiger are featured, in addition to conversations with everyday women, fashion historians and celebrities including Fergie, Kelly Rowland and Dita Von Teese. This film is introduced by Sarah Collins, SCAD associate chair of fashion.
Volunteers needed for SCAD AnimationFest
Student, faculty and staff volunteers are needed for AnimationFest, a two-day exploration of the exciting and multifaceted field of animation, Aug. 9-10 at SCADshow. For more information, email Anna Helms.