Men of the Cloth by Vicki Vasilopoulos (USA/Italy, 2013, 96 min.). An inspiring documentary portrait of three Italian master tailors who share their pride and devotion to their Old World craft while confronting the challenges of the twilight of their careers. The film unfolds the tapestry of their lives, unraveling the mystery of their artistry and revealing how their passionate devotion to their craft is akin to a religion.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with six special guests: master tailor Alan Rouleau of Alan Rouleau Couture on Newbury Street; Vicki Vasilopoulos, the film’s director; Joe Caluatti, a retired master tailor who owned Rizzo Tailor in Harvard Square for 42 years; Lynne Blake, a professor of Fashion Design and chair of the Fashion Department at Lasell College; Carol Emanuelson, an assistant professor in the Fashion Design Program at Lasell College; and Michelle Finamore, Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.