PÖFF: Kevyn Aucoin Beauty & the Beast in Me
This is an extraordinary documentary about the life of renowned makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin. In the 1980s, Kevyn rose from nothing to become the most sought after fashion and celebrity makeup artist ever. He was a key creative player in the pop culture storm that became the supermodel era of the 1990s. Soon after, celebrities began to seek him out and he was confidante, friend, and speed dial necessity for A-listers in music and film. At the heart of the film is a treasure trove of found footage: hundreds of hours of personal video and audiotapes that Kevyn recorded throughout his life and career. The never-before-seen archival footage takes us behind the scenes of iconic, intimate, and uncensored moments in 1980s and 1990s fashion with the celebrated photographers, models, and actresses of the era.