Totally under the sign of fashion is the Main metropolis during the Frankfurt Fashion Week from Monday, 20, to Sunday, 26 June. It's not just about chic styles and the latest trends, but also about the conditions under which our textiles are produced. "This is a matter of course in a city that has held the title of Fairtrade Town for more than ten years," says city treasurer Bastian Bergerhoff, in whose department the municipal Fairtrade coordination office is located. A group of committed people around the steering group "Fair City Frankfurt am Main" is already organizing the Fair Fashion Days for the second time parallel to Frankfurt Fashion Week.
Open Air Cinema is on the program on Tuesday, June 21. On the open space in front of the Kunstverein Familie Montez, Honsellstraße 7, the feature film "Made in Bangladesh" will be shown with free admission. It tells the story of a young Bengali woman who works in a sewing factory in Dhaka. She describes her everyday life, which is characterized by starvation wages, unpaid overtime, gender discrimination, lack of social security, lack of safety standards and the constant threat of losing her job. Admission is from 9 pm, the film screening starts at nightfall, around 10:15 pm. Beforehand, there will be a film discussion at 9:45 p.m. with Margrit Frölich, chairwoman of the jury of the Protestant Film Work, Caspar Priesemann from glorestore Frankfurt and city treasurer Bergerhoff. The moderation takes over Gunter Volz of the Evangelical Church Frankfurt and Offenbach.
Further program points of the Fair Fashion Days are a fashion show with styles of eleven designers from Frankfurt in the showroom of Quartier Frau (22. June), an upcycling workshop (June 23), a clothing swap party (June 24), an open air Fair Fashion Quiz (July 7), a reading (July 8) and a raffle (June 13. to 21 June).