Director: VICKI VASILOPOULOS
Producer: Vicki Vasilopoulos
Cinematographer: David Gaynes, Andrew David Watson, & Christian Jacks
Editor: Sandrine Isambert
Music: Chris Hajian
Language: English & Italian
WORLD PREMIERE Italians Nino Corvato, Joe Centofanti, and Checchino Fonticoli are master tailors who have spent years perfecting all the skills necessary to construct flawless custom-made suits for their clients in NYC, Philadelphia and Penne, Italy, a fascinating process broken down step by step here. As they grow older, they fear their Old World knowledge will vanish with them. Enter Joe Genuardi, a tailoring apprentice who reflects the resurgence of popular interest in artisanal craftsmanship as an alternative to corporate mass production, providing hope for the future of the craft.
For other films about craftspeople and their work, check out TINY and other films in the Art+Design section.