Paul Dano

Chloë Sevigny ditches New York Fashion Week for short film debut

Chloë Sevigny ditches New York Fashion Week for short film debut

A portrait of the artist on the road. This was the idea behind Chloë Sevigny’s “Carmen,” the short film she directed as part of Miu Miu’s Women’s Tales series.

The short debuted Sunday night, luring the likes of Tavi Gevinson, Jeanne Damas, Kate Foley, Zosia Mamet, Chiara Ferragni and Paul Dano to The Roxy Hotel for popcorn, a viewing, and oysters and cocktails — in that order.

Shot in two days, “Carmen” follows Carmen Lynch, an up-and-coming comedian whom Sevigny discovered with the help of friends who work at Upright Citizens Brigade. “I knew that...

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