Fate of a Salesman

Fate of a Salesman HD

This Emmy award-winning documentary takes you into the vibrant world of an iconic suit store as it fights to stay open in a rapidly transforming neighborhood. In its 60th year of business, Men’s Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats– the clothing of a bygone era– the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.

 

This Emmy award-winning documentary delves into the vibrant world of an iconic suit store as it fights to stay open in a rapidly transforming neighborhood. In its 60th year of business, Men’s Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats– the clothing of a bygone era– the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.