FESTIVAL OF FILM AND URBANISM

MAY 9 - MAY 13 / 2018, SLAVUTYCH

FRESH DRESSED

USA, 2015, 90’

Mass Appeal

Director: Sacha Jenkins

 

SELECTIONS AND AWARDS

 

Sundance Film Festival (2015)

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Fresh Dressed is a fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion, and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion’s catwalks and Middle America shopping malls. Director Sacha Jenkins’ music-drenched history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with rappers, designers, and other industry insiders. The film features Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Nas, Pusha T, and many others.

 

BIOGRAPHY OF DIRECTOR

 

Sacha Jenkins, a native New Yorker, published his first magazine – Graphic Scenes & X-Plicit Language (a ‘zine’ about the graffiti subculture) – at age 17. In 1994, Jenkins would co-found music journal ego trip – hip hop’s most respected critical voice. In 2000, Jenkins was awarded a fellowship to the graduate school of journalism at Columbia University. Jenkins is an author of several books, including, Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers, The Way I Am, The Merciless Book of Metal Lists, and Skin Graf.

 

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTED)

 

2015 ­– Fresh Dressed