Schmata: From Rags to Riches
Schmata: From Rags to Riches to Rags will be premiering tonight at 9pm on HBO. This documentary film centers around the decline of the Garment industry in New York City, and the stories of those who have worked within it. As the majortity of clothing production is now outsourced globally the once thriving Fashion District has fallen and the affects are being felt all over the city and country. Director Marc Levin goes behind the scenes in the Fashion District (a very gritty place these days) and looks at once vibrant neighborhood as a reflection of our economic times.