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New film ‘Bottega Veneta: Men’ examines identity and clothes.

“You can be whatever you want, can’t you?” asks English artist Dick Jewell at the open of Bottega Veneta: Men, the short film from Daniel Lee, creative director of the Italian fashion house, and filmmaker Tyrone Lebon. That question, along with others, centers the project’s exploration of what exact qualities make a man.

Men is Lee’s first film since joining Bottega Veneta in 2018, and features Jewell alongside London musician Obongjayar, English producer and MC Tricky, Swedish singer-songwriter Neneh Cherry, Irish actor Barry Keoghan, Scottish dancer Michael Clark, the mysterious young Roman, English painter George Rouy, and Italian-born Richard Bolle, who is the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

Throughout the film, its subjects confront traditional notions of masculinity, which they present as limiting and even damaging. “In my youth, I’d never seen men make physical contact apart from punching each other,” Clark says wearing an all-black Bottega

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Illegal Worker with Fake Identity caught at Clothing Factory

Ranjit Kumar, aged 36, was jailed for 12 months for using a fake identity to secure a job. The illegal worker had been working at a clothing factory in Leicester.

The Indian national was caught after routine Covid-19 checks were made.

Kumar had visa applications to visit the UK rejected four times but he entered Britain illegally and used a fake ID document to secure a job in a false name.

Officials made a routine check at Singh Clothing Ltd, in Brighton Road, on July 3, 2020, to check the factory was operating in a Covid-19 compliant way.

The prosecutor Elizabeth Dodds said Kumar was stopped by an officer who saw him using a fire exit in order to avoid them. He appeared nervous when questioned.

Kumar produced a Portuguese ID card with his photograph, but in the name of someone else who had genuinely been issued with a visa

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