She made a headpiece out of a Pier 1 place mat? And a bunch of other things you probably didn't
Ruth Carter is fascinating. Check out this jaw dropping article in The Hollywood Reporter about the Oscar-winning costume designer. (The first black woman to win the Oscar for costume design did it for her amazing costumes for Black Panther.)
Hey, here's an idea: a home Ruth Carter Film Festival. If you watch all the films she's designed costumes for (roughly 53, according to IMDb Pro) it'll take over a hundred hours and you'll be seeing a pretty incredible exhibition of some of the world's best filmmaking work, ever. I'm starting today, with Do the Right Thing.