7th ANNUAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL CHICAGO ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL SELECTIONS WITH NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY, EXPERIMENTAL & ANIMATED SELECTIONS

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CHICAGO, IL– July 3, 2018– The 7th annual Fashion Film Festival Chicago, announced this weekend its lineup of 73 diverse and engaging short films in competition. The selected films include a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers and were curated from a record 1,387 submissions. The Festival team continues their goals for diversity and inclusivity. Consequently, 38% of this seasons selections are directed by female filmmakers. The films will be presented in distinct competition programs including narrative, documentary, animation, experimental and the essence of fashion.

Fashion Film Festival Chicago’s program continues to celebrate global storytelling as over 60% of this year's selections are international films with 20 countries represented, including: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Panama, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States.

“We have curated a terrific collection of films in our program this season”, said Patsy Campbell, Director of the Fashion Film Festival Chicago. “The program thoughtfully celebrates both area and global artists; stitching together these wonderfully artistic expressions, and finally creating a beautifully, textured program. It’s a little serious, a little lighthearted, and completely delightful.”

The Fashion Film Festival Chicago Program includes:

  • Fashion & Free Trade, Samantha Schroeder
  • Follow Me.Taranko S/S 2018, Dominika Podczaska
  • Sleeves, Carrie Carusone
  • In your eyes, Olivier Ronot
  • The Full Moon in Gemini, Amber Moelter
  • Dressed For Protest: Women’s March and Beyond, Amber Moelter
  • Break the Rules, Simon Walti
  • Tomboy, Roman Reyes
  • Friends to Death, Sarah Bordainy
  • Soul Land, Meeto/Circus Alphaville
  • Mrs. Poucheau, Amanda Lago
  • The Greatest Luxury, Kathryn Ferguson
  • Chris Francis: Shoes, Virginia Lee Hunter
  • Not(e) for a Dreamer, Enrico Poli
  • Start the Buzz, Giacomo Boeri & Matteo Grimaldi
  • Koy Clothing, Nathan L Collett
  • Vestimenta, Emilio Tremolada
  • Fashion & Intellectual Property, Samantha Schroeder
    & Matthew Ziegler
  • Guo Pei: Couture Beyond (Nicolas Gregorieff &
    Savannah College of Art & Design), Olivier Ronot
  • Be With Each Other, Riley Robbins
  • Makers Who Inspire, Henry Thong
  • A Postcard from Sorrento - Tara, Laura Weaver
  • C 41 Magazine x Adidas Originals PROPHERE, Leone Balduzzi
  • Essentials X Delhacienda 2017 Fashion Film, Fabian Villa
  • Imperium David Sierra & Catalina Cuervo
  • Integration, JJ Torres
  • One Breath at a Time, John Poliquin
  • Black Era - Bark, Ciro Ayala
  • Aufheben - N 21, Nicola Leone
  • Reflection, Clarisse Fontaine
  • VLIK Eyewear - Light and Shadow, Christian Martinez
  • Love Emotion Dream Rhythm Inspiration, Rudina Xhaferi
  • Sweet Aubergine, Rares Abraham
  • Free Your Mind, Anthony Capristo
  • Oasis, Karla Badillo
  • Versace Manifesto, Luca Finotti
  • The Perfect Parisienne, Victor Claramunt
  • Taseniss - 3asfour, Charles Billot
  • Sugar Rush: Vogue, Irene Cacciarini
  • Outré, Anafelle Liu
  • The Edge of Sicily, Francesco Giannini & Daniele Testi
  • Atreyi, Adwaith shine
  • Constantino Senses, Chris Andriopoulos
  • Nordic Winter, Henrik Steen
  • Time to Hide, Alena Shevchenko
  • The New Look, Georgie Mackrill
  • Cityzens, Anna66 Andrzejewska
  • Back In Fashion, Belinda Bonan
  • 20 Years of Sun, Carlos Mach
  • City Blossom, Victor Claramunt
  • Vinokurov Fashion Film, Anna Dukhonina
  • By Design, Joe Tapp
  • Guo Pei Haute Couture Backstage, Olivier Ronot
  • Pearl, Brandon Jameson
  • The Fashion Twins, Deng Chengwei
  • Fetishist’s Pink Daydream, Wang Meiyu
  • Ethetics Episode 2: Mdingi , Amber Moelter
  • I Am An Individual, Amber Moelter
  • Ali’s World, Tomas Wilhelm
  • Ge - Clothing/Revolution, Claudia Holmes
  • Olivier Lapidus - Limited, La Maison Noire
  • The Leaning Fantasy, Wang Meiyu
  • Jenn Lee SS18 Intro, Mel Hsieh
  • Fragments/Collection N.9/ , Ciu Fo
  • Magma, Dorothea Schroeder
  • Pink Story, Henrik Steen
  • Lemon Suite, Erique LaCorbeille
  • Marilyn - There Can Only Be One, Manuel Rocco
  • Reflejos, Orgasmo Visual
  • Zang Fashion Film, Karim Sherif
  • Aesthetic Pleasures, Carlos W Chung
  • Revising Anneliese, Lilian Hess
  • Midnight Bloom, Derryck Menere

Founded in 2012, Fashion Film Festival Chicago is an annual festival and competition which aims to celebrate the beauty and art of fashion as captured through and interpreted by the filmmakers' lens.

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