THE KISS (20 min)
David Priego | France | Nar | New England Premiere
A museum guard who watches over Rodin's sculpture Le Baiser (The Kiss) develops a longing to experience romantic love. The Kiss explores the magical and mystical relationship that sometimes flourishes between a work of art and the observer.
MADHATTAN (55 min)
Carolyn Constantine | Australia/USA | Doc | Boston Premiere
A remarkable journey from the remote red dirt of the outback in Australia to the red carpet in New York as milliner Felicity Brown takes her amazing collection of hats and fantastic headpieces to New York for Fashion Week, ready to take on the world, one hat at a time…a celebration of creativity, passion, and overcoming obstacles to follow a dream.
Reception & Gallery Talk immediately following at 13Forest Gallery w/Boston’s own ‘fine milliner’, Marie Galvin and an exhibition of her hat creations.
Marie Galvin is an award-winning Irish Milliner based in Boston. In the late 90s, Marie discovered that Boston’s Fort Point Channel was the perfect environment to hone her passion and set out to carve her niche in New England’s largest artist communities. At the time there were no millinery courses offered by schools in the US. Undaunted, Marie instead chose to forge ahead and teach herself the Art of Millinery in her quest to become a true milliner. With the aid old early edition Millinery instructional books and the deconstruction of vintage hats, Marie began an intense program of study, documentation and education. This methodology would afford Marie the old and lost techniques that defined that art of Millinery. Marie felt that like any art form, you must understand the masters in order to hone your own craft. With that Marie found her true calling.
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