Press RoomPhoenix Art Museum hosts fashion film festival in September; tickets on sale now

Phoenix Art Museum hosts fashion film festival in September; tickets on sale now

Sep, 15, 2023

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Phoenix Art Museum hosts fashion film festival in September; tickets on sale now

Museum partners with FashFilmFete to explore the history of fashion through the art of cinema

PHOENIX (September 15, 2023) – Phoenix Art Museum has announced it will host the second annual FashFilmFete™, a premier film festival exploring the history and future of fashion storytelling through a curated selection of Hollywood, indie, experimental, and documentary films that showcase the significance of fashion in filmmaking. FashFilmFete will take place at the Museum on Saturday, September 23 from 11 am – 5 pm and virtually from September 24 through October 8 (virtual tickets sold separately).

For more information about FashFilmFete and a full festival schedule click here.

Single Film Ticket to Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field
$20 for members, students, and the general public
Includes access to Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field and Museum admission.

All Access Pass (available now through September 23, 2023)
$35 for Members | $25 for students | $45 for the general public | $75 for VIP pass
Includes admittance to all films, Museum admission, and access to behind-the-scenes activities.
Member ticket discount applied at checkout; active membership required.

Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field

Carrie Bradshaw’s tutu. Miranda Priestly’s hair. Betty Suarez’s red-framed glasses. Even if you haven’t heard of Patricia Field, there is no doubt you’re deeply familiar with her legendary designs. Happy Clothes: A Film About Patricia Field takes a deep dive into the storied life of this iconic costume designer. Take a walk down memory lane with Field and her endless list of friends, team members, and collaborators to see how some of the most memorable film and television costumes came to life. Tickets are available for reservation here.

A Q&A with director Michael Selditch will follow the screening.

Diamond Minds
The Mōs goes behind the scenes of New York Fashion Week fall 2021 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 series is a follow-up to the provocative documentary Bartholomew’s Gold, which won 2nd Place Best Documentary at the 2022 FashFilmFete.

A panel discussion with co-producers Maurice Porcher, Karim Staine, and more following the screening.

For more information about films at Phoenix Art Museum, contact the Communications Office of Phoenix Art Museum at 602.257.2117 or

These film screenings are made possible by FashFilmFete.

About Phoenix Art Museum
Since 1959, Phoenix Art Museum has provided millions of guests with access to world-class art and experiences in an effort to ignite imaginations, create meaningful connections, and serve as a brave space for all people who wish to experience the transformative power of art. Located in Phoenix’s Central Corridor, the Museum is a vibrant destination for the visual arts and the largest art museum in the southwestern United States. Each year, more than 300,000 guests engage with critically acclaimed national and international exhibitions and the Museum’s collection of more than 20,000 works of American and Western American, Asian, European, Latin American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. The Museum also presents a comprehensive film program, live performances, and educational programs designed for visitors of all ages, along with vibrant photography exhibitions made possible through the Museum’s landmark partnership with the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. To learn more about Phoenix Art Museum, visit, or call 602.257.1880.

About FashFilmFete™
FashFilmFete™ is a premiere film festival exploring the history, and future, of fashion storytelling through the curation of Hollywood, indie, experimental and documentary films to showcase the significance of fashion in filmmaking. Our goal is to bring together a global community of fashion and film aficionados to explore style in cinema and its influence on pop culture, fashion design, contemporary art and beauty standards; with a mission to provide a platform for historically underrepresented voices in film and fashion, specifically women and people of color. To learn more, visit

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