In conjunction with The Costume Institute’s “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” exhibition at The Met, Metrograph has invited filmmakers who created fictional tableaux for the show to screen films that inspired their contributions—a line-up that includes selections from Radha Blank, Janicza Bravo, Sofia Coppola, Julie Dash, Martin Scorsese, and Chloé Zhao, alongside picks from Met curators Andrew Bolton and Sylvia Yount. 

“Film is one of the enduring purveyors of American fashion, including the legacy of Golden Age costume designers like Adrian and Edith Head. By aligning fashion with American characters and stereotypes, film continues to be an extraordinary vehicle through which American style is disseminated internationally.”—Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

A vivacious cinematic journey through history that provides insights into the interrelationship of clothing, culture, and character, and a happy meeting between The Met and The Metrograph.