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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Film Screening
A documentary on the life about the life and career of the noted columnist and editor.

- , Sun 23 Sep 2018

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An intimate portrait and a vibrant celebration of one of the most influential women of the 20th century, an enduring icon whose influence changed the face of fashion, beauty, art, publishing and culture forever.

During her fifty year reign as the "Empress of Fashion," she launched Twiggy, advised Jackie O and coined some of fashion's most eloquent proverbs such as "the bikini is the biggest thing since the atom bomb." She was the fashion editor of HARPER'S BAZAAR where she worked for 25 years before becoming editor in chief of VOGUE followed by a remarkable stint at the Met's Costume Institute where she helped popularize its historical collections.  The film was directed and produced by Lisa Immordino Vreeland (Diana’s granddaughter-in-law).

Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and Frédéric Tcheng

Runtime: 92 minutes

Production Year: 2011

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February 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act which marks the first milestone in the journey of women’s suffrage, the right to vote in political elections. 

To mark the year National Museums NI will be highlighting the women in our collections through exhibitions and events.

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