Menton to host ‘Donyale Luna Supermodel’ documentary film

Donyale Luna changed the face of fashion in the 60’s. Now the revolutionary black model is finally getting her due in a documentary to be aired in English in Menton this weekend.

On Saturday 22nd June at 4pm, the Eden Cinema in Menton will be screening ‘Donyale Luna: Supermodel’, the HBO documentary film, in English, on the life and career of the iconic supermodel, Donyale Luna, one of the first black models to be featured on the covers of major European fashion magazines.

This is a unique opportunity to see this film in France, produced by the Academy and Emmy-Award winning Lightbox production in association with Jeff Friday Media and the American Black Film Festival, and in collaboration with Donyale Luna’s daughter Dream Cazzaniga.

The screening will be followed by a live Q&A with Dream about the film, with insights into the incredible story of Donyale Luna and her pivotal legacy in the history of fashion and visual arts.

To see the trailer, click here.

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