Documentary & Short
Happy Clothes

Carrie Bradshaw’s tutu. Miranda Priestly’s...

A candid fly-on-the-wall glimpse into creative process and the extraordinary life and career of Emmy-winning costume designer Patricia Field, whose unique vision has impacted fashion and pop culture for nearly six decades. The documentary includes interviews with Patricia Field, Lily Collins, Sarah Jessica Parker and more.

Includes Q&A with director Michael Selditch.

Diamond Minds

Moe the Mōs goes behind...

Moe the Mōs goes behind the scenes of NYFW fall ’21 to uncover all the work it takes to put on a fashion show from the perspective of architect-turned fashion designer Winston B Holder III. This is a follow up to the provocative documentary “Bartholomew’s Gold” that won 2nd Place Best Documentary at the 2022 FashFilmFete.

Panel discussion with director Maurice Porcher, Karim Staine and more.

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The official selection has a diverse lineup of films from filmmakers around the world including France, Italy, Argentina, United Kingdom and the United States.


09.23.2023 Festival Schedule

Timeline Event Museum Location
11 a.m.-Noon Award-Winning Films Whiteman Theater
“The Power Is Yours” directed by Urivaldo Lopes and Steeven Kodjia
“American Made” directed by Dana Nies
“Time is Eternal” directed by Daniel M. Lir and Bayou Bennett
Noon-12:30 p.m. “Diamond Minds” directed by Maurice Porcher and Karim Staine
1-1:30 p.m. “Fashion in Film and Pop Culture” Panel Discussion (Costume award) Whiteman Theater
1:30-2 p.m. Intermission
2-3:45 p.m. “Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field” (Single Ticket) Whiteman Theater
4-4:30 p.m. “Happy Clothes” Director Michael Selditch Q&A (Costume award) Whiteman Theater
5:30-6:30 p.m. Filmmaker Meet-n-Greet (VIP pass holders only) Phoenix Theatre
11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
“CityCentralDC – “Celebrating You” directed by Dean Alexander Great Hall
“Finissage” directed by Pabli Stein and Sebastian Muro
“Bartholomew’s Gold” directed by Maurice Porcher (2022 winner)
“Blush” directed by Ryan Rivard (2022 winner)
“Franciacorta – A Golden Feeling” directed by Enea Colombi
“House of Mystic Magic” directed by Alexander Miguel
“How To Deal With Fame” directed by Tiffany Ike
“The Missing Piece” directed by Hitaali Dharamshi 
Online Festival
Join us for our inaugural online festival in collab with Filmocracy. Starting Sept. 24 thru Oct. 8, we are screening 15 films including an encore of select winners from the 2022 FashFilmFete.
Virtual Workshop
Seed&Spark in collaboration with FashFilmFete, a film festival celebrating fashion storytelling is offering a workshop on ``The Art of the Pitch`` for filmmakers.


2023 Costume Designer Career Achievement Awards

Partners & Sponsors

Mignon Media Presents FashFilmFete Hosted by Phoenix Art Museum
Sponsored by Brandtini Jeanne Hankerson Dawning PR Rise Uptown Hotel Seed & Spark Brittany Jimenez Photography