Rarely is an article of clothing so iconic that it gets a whole movie made about it—but denim has never been a run-of-the-mill article of clothing.

Denim is a staple, a symbol of culture that spans generations and transcends trends and fads and anything else so often fleeting in fashion.

And the aim Christian D. Bruun had in making his documentary, Blue Gold: American Jeans, was to tell denim’s story and highlight “how one garment connects us all,” a snippet from the website for the movie reads. The two-hour film just released last month has already been selected for several film festivals including the Hollywood Film Festival in 2014 and the Cebu International Film Festival last year.

Read more at Carved in Blue.


This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit www.carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers.com.

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