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event · Through August 15

Theater 5: Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Helmut Newton’s arresting images of decadence, glamour, and power made him a legend in the world of fashion photography, but his provocative depictions of women also stirred up controversy—was his work a subversive vision of female empowerment, or the very essence of objectification? Tracing his life and career from his childhood in Wiemar-era Germany through his death in 2004, this documentary examines the legacy of a singular image-maker, featuring candid interviews with Anna Wintour, Grace Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Isabella Rossellini, and other women who worked with him.

(NR) USA – 1 hr 33 min

2020 · d. Gero von Boehm

Starring Helmut Newton, Anna Wintour, Grace Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Isabella Rossellini, Catherine Deneuve

Rental: $12.00 (5 day streaming period)



Venue

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 US