NEW YORK (AP) - Combining fashion and film, the spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will be "China: Through the Looking Glass," the museum announced Thursday at a media briefing in Beijing.

NEW YORK (AP) Combining fashion and film, the spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will be "China: Through the Looking Glass," the museum announced Thursday at a media briefing in Beijing.

The show will run from May 7 to Aug. 16 in the Met's Chinese Galleries and in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. It will feature more than 130 fashions juxtaposed with Chinese art pieces in jade, lacquer and porcelain.

In addition, a montage of film clips by the Chinese filmmaker Wong Kar Wai will speak to influence of cinema on fashion in the West, according to a museum statement released after the briefing at the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City.

The Costume Institute's star-studded annual benefit May 4 will celebrate the exhibition's opening. Fashion tycoon Silas Chou will serve as honorary chair. The co-chairs will be Jennifer Lawrence, Gong Li, Marissa Mayer, Wendi Murdoch and Wintour.