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Craft in Focus New York

film | Men of the Cloth

Vicki Vasilopoulos - Sunday June 4
Factory Floor, 2nd Floor
Sunday June 4

MEN OF THE CLOTH is an inspiring portrait of Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli and Joe Centofanti, three Italian master tailors who confront the decline of the apprentice system as they navigate their challenging roles in the twilight of their career. The film unravels the mystery of their artistry and reveals how their passionate devotion to their Old World craft is akin to a religion.


Including Q&A with Vicki Vasilopoulos and master tailor Nino Corvato.


“… a deeply moving narrative, a story that is filled with a deep lust for life …. Director Vicki Vasilopoulos has masterfully crafted this film, not unlike how her subjects have masterfully crafted their garments.”

— The Arts Fuse (Boston’s online arts magazine)


“A captivating tale of an art in both remission and resurgence, Men of the Cloth is a journey across the globe unifying craftsmanship and style….Dynamic, emotional, and inspiring, it was truly an experience.”

— A & H Magazinen


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