Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

SHORTS PROGRAM B and FILMMAKER CHAT with Antonio Contreras

Miami Fashion Film Festival Screening SHORTS PROGRAM B

BONUS FASHION & FILMMAKER CHAT with ANTONIO CONTRERAS

List of films include:

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FASHION & FILMMAKER TALK with ANTONIO CONTRERAS:

Inspired by the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, artist and filmmaker, Antonio Contreras has had a long affair with fashion and costume and its ability to allow us to be transported to another time and become someone else, if just for one moment. Join us in conversation as we talk nostalgic influences and fashion as a form of experimental and artistic expression, unique to each and every individual. 

Latest films by Antonio Contreras: 

Antonio’s Closet (2013) (Founder’s Award Winner, 2013 Miami Fashion Film Festival)

Mercado de Lagrimas (2014) (Official selection for the 2014 Miami Fashion Film Festival)

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Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

"Advanced Style" Screening

ADVANCED STYLE Documentary

Directed by Lina Plioplyte | 2014 | USA | 72 minutes

Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to 95 who are challenging conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western’s culture’s increasing obsession with youth.

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Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Screening Shorts Program: Experimental

Featured shorts, artistic in scope, will link graphics, sound, and motion to fashion design in real or digitally imagined environments.  (Length 00:54:04)

LIST OF FILMS INCLUDE:

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Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

"Advanced Style" Screening

ADVANCED STYLE Documentary

Directed by Lina Plioplyte | 2014 | USA | 72 minutes

Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to 95 who are challenging conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western’s culture’s increasing obsession with youth.

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Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00
Sep
13
3:00 PM15:00

SHORTS PROGRAM A and Filmmaker Chat with KAREN SADLER

Miami Fashion Film Festival Screening SHORTS PROGRAM A

BONUS FILMMAKER CHAT with KAREN DOUGLASS SADLER (THE MAGIC BRACELET)

 

List of films include:

DIAL UPIT'S A LOVELY DAYMY SENSE OF MODESTYSMOKETOGETHERTHE MAGIC BRACELET

 

FILMMAKER TALK with KAREN DOUGLAS SADLER (THE MAGIC BRACELET)

“The Magic Bracelet” mysteriously links best friends Angela, Ashley and her cheese obsessed dog. When Ashley inherits a totem bracelet from a friend who died of Mitochondrial Disease- the same illness that she herself battles- it leads the girls on a mystical journey of discovery in which a new level of friendship, family and healing is revealed.

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Karen Douglass Sadler (KD Sadler)

As the CEO of a successful New York City-based production company, Karen Douglass Sadler (KD Sadler) was responsible for helping to launch the careers of Brett Ratner, Kevin Bray, Nzingha Stewart, Andrew Dosunmu, Diane Martel and others producing music videos and television commercials with hundreds of artists from A Tribe Called Quest to Public Enemy, Method Man and Mary J. Blige, and ad spots for Fortune 500 companies from Kool-Aid to Coca-Cola. Sadler's most recent collaboration with Tamika Lamison, Executive Director of the Make A Film Foundation and Producer of short film The Magic Bracelet, the creative legacy of 15-year old filmmaker Rina Goldberg, who passed away from Mitochondrial Disease, an illness more prevalent than all childhood cancers combined. Made possible by Make A Film Foundation, a non-profit that grants film wishes to children who have serious or life-threatening medical conditions. 

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Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

"The Politics of Fashion: DC UNBOXED" Screening

"THE POLITICS OF FASHION: DC UNBOXED" Documentary

Directed by Elaine Mensah | 2014 | USA | 52 minutes

As told by those who know it best, The Politics of Fashion: DC UNBOXED is an expose that takes you on a journey. From the perception of DC fashion by the outside world, through its evolution in retail, style, and business, to the debate about whether or not DC fashion is heading towards a true industry or is just a fashionable city. Be prepared to see Washington DC through a completely different lens and find out if the future of fashion in DC will make or break the hearts of those who have sacrificed family, lucrative careers, and personal wealth to live their dreams.

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Sep
12
3:00 PM15:00

"Kapital World" Screening

KAPITAL WORLD Documentary

Directed by Hsiang Chin Moe | 2014 | LOC | 60 minutes

Kiro Hirata, KAPITAL’s lead designer, and Eric Kvatek, photographer, meet up in France to shoot the Spring 2014 KAPITAL book, “Sailor Ninja”. Old friends return and new friends are made over a five-day shoot in Paris, Souesmes and Cassis. In Paris, the KAPITAL crew focuses on Bohemian styles and French Ninjas. Slightly more familiar hunting themes are played with in the French countryside, of course with a KAPITAL twist. Finally, the entire production crew travels by train to the South of France for a nautical-themed excursion. Through the behind the scenes look at the inner workings of a KAPITAL photo shoot, the special nature of the fifteen-year-long friendship of Kiro Hirata and Eric Kvatek is revealed.

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Sep
11
9:00 PM21:00

Screening Shorts Program: DOCUMENTARY & Panel Discussion

#1

THE STYLE KIND Documentary

Directed by Santiago Garza Ceja | 2014 | USA | 13 minutes

Two fashion enthusiasts are united while exploring the relationship between style, and identity in the streets of Miami.

#2

SUNSHINE CHIC Documentary

Directed by Chetachi Egwu | 2014 | USA | TBA minutes

A film that takes vibrant Miami style and dissects it into the experiences of four fashionable individuals.

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#3 

STARTUP IS THE NEW BLACK Documentary and Panel Discussion

Directed by Kevin Erhard | 2014 | USA | TBA minutes

Startup is the New Black is a look into the startup process and the South Florida startup culture, as told through several local companies.


POST-SCREENING PANEL DISCUSSION:

Hosted by Sabrina Scandar, Chief Engagement Officer, LearnerNation

Kevin Erhard, Director, Startup is the New Black

April Castoro Erhard, Producer, Startup is the New Black

Tatiana Torres, CEO/Founder, FurorModa.com

Anca Bettencourt, Designer, Penny's Dreamology

Pilar Tarrau, Designer, PilarTarrau.com

Cristina Llanos, Owner/Designer, LostInLusso.com

Mitali Saxena, Founder, Fashom.com

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Jul
25
to Aug 7

"Yves Saint Laurent" at O Cinema Wynwood

YVES SAINT LAURENT Biopic (1 hour, 40 minutes)

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

In January 1958, Yves Saint Laurent (Pierre Niney) – aged merely 21 – was unexpectedly called upon to oversee the legendary Paris fashion house established by recently deceased Christian Dior. All eyes turned to this very young assistant as he presented his first collection for Dior and instantly ascended to the heights of haute couture’s elite class. During Saint Laurent’s breathtaking and groundbreaking show, he met with another fate in being introduced to Pierre Bergé (Guillaume Gallienne), patron of the arts, future love of his life and lifelong business partner. Three years later, the two founded the Yves Saint Laurent Company, which would rapidly become one of the biggest luxury powerhouses on the planet.

Directed by Jalil Lespert with a screenplay by Lespert and Marrie-Pierre Huster, YVES SAINT LAURENT is at once a captivating story about the making of an icon and a testament to the power of enduring love.

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Sep
15
9:00 PM21:00

SCREENING: God Save My Shoes

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GOD SAVE MY SHOES

The first documentary film to explore the intimate relationship women have with their shoes. Featuring star designers such as Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Pierre Hardy, but also celebrities like Fergie, Dita Von Teese, Kelly Rowland and many more, the film journeys into women’s psyche and closets, examining the psychological, sociocultural, and erotic significance of these objects.

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Sep
15
7:00 PM19:00

SCREENING: Runways & BunkBeds

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When Male Model Luke Sebastian travels to Italy for what he thinks is just another Show Season, he meets a group of models that might make it his last. Runways & BunkBeds is a Narrative Satirical Comedy Feature Film about Models in The International Modeling Industry. 

Written, Directed, Produced by, and Starring Former International Model Axel Harney, Runways has an authenticity that can only come from someone who has been there. A one of a kind Laugh out Loud Art House Comedy shot almost entirely in one room. Starring Axel Harney, Monica Percich, and Luke Richmond. 

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Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

SCREENING: YVES SAINT LAURENT, HIS LIFE AND TIMES

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In partnership with the Institut Francais and French Consulate General, Miami, and French Embassy in the U.S. we present a COMPLIMENTARY educational screening of YVES SAINT LAURENT, HIS LIFE & TIMES at O Cinema. LIMITED TICKETS available now!

"YVES SAINT LAURENT - LE TEMPS RETROUVÉ" (ORIGINAL TITLE)

THE LIFE STORY OF THE MAN WHO RE-IMAGINED WOMEN’S FASHION.

An intimate biography featuring extensive interviews with the reclusive designer, Yves Saint Laurent.

[ 77 minutes | Language: French with English Subtitles ]

 SCREENING DATES: 

9/12 @ 11PM

9/13 @ 9PM

9/15 @ 11AM

 

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Sep
14
to Sep 15

SCREENING: Bla Bla Bla

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BLA BLA BLA

An excitable satire about excitable phenomena. Fashion designers, models, photographers, TV reporters, film crews and everything that hangs around them are put together in one room for the duration of the film. The bla-bla-bla is ceaseless.

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Sep
12
9:00 PM21:00

SCREENING: God Save My Shoes

GOD SAVE MY SHOES

The first documentary film to explore the intimate relationship women have with their shoes. Featuring star designers such as Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Pierre Hardy, but also celebrities like Fergie, Dita Von Teese, Kelly Rowland and many more, the film journeys into women’s psyche and closets, examining the psychological, sociocultural, and erotic significance of these objects.

PURCHASE TICKETS 

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