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Friday Schedule

8:00pm to 11:00pm

Friday, November 17

Tribeca Film Center


Tribeca Film Center - 375 Greenwich Street NY, NY

"Forged in Chaos" Director Patricia Gloum Speaking at VAEFF 2022 Opening Night Artist Panel.

8:00pm – 11:00pm | Opening Night Ceremony at the Tribeca Film Center

Join us on the first night of the festival to kickoff VAEFF 2023 at the iconic Tribeca Film Center!

The opening night ceremony will take place on Friday, November 17th from 8-11pm at Tribeca Film Center. We hope you’ll join us for the event to take photos, meet the artists, and watch trailers as a sneak peek into what’s in store for the rest of the festival! After the screening, there will be an in-depth panel discussion moderated by Mark Alpert.

Saturday Schedule

1:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday, November 18

Producers Club Theaters


Producers Club Theaters, West 44th Street NY, NY

Hyper // Afig Dzhavadzade

1:00pm – 3:00pm | Screening + Artist Q&A

On The Edge (VAEFF 2023)
The “On The Edge” program presents films that push and explore social, societal, and psychological boundaries.

L'Amour // Victor Claramunt

3:30pm – 5:30pm | Screening + Artist Q&A

Color, Movement, & Fashion (VAEFF 2023)
The “Color, Movement, & Fashion” program highlights conceptually and stylistically innovative films from various genres, including music video, dance, animation, and fashion film.

5:45pm – 6:45pm |  Screening + Wine & Cheese To Follow

SHOWstudio Special Feature Program (VAEFF 2023)

The SHOWstudio Special Feature program guest curated by Sam Basset, Head of Fashion Film, and Christina Donoghue, Art & Culture Editor at SHOWStudio showcases a hand-picked selection of archived fashion films directed by Nick Knight. 

Kerosin // Marie-Therese Hildenbrandt

7:00pm – 8:30pm | Screening + Artist Q&A

Between Fashion & Music (VAEFF 2023)
 “It has given me great pleasure curating this edition of ‘Between Fashion & Music’ at VAEFF 2023. The program captures moments of vulnerability, resilience, and connection through the lens of film. This year’s selections provide a mirror on contemporary society. These films are not just entertainment; they are windows into our world. They invite us to connect with characters, stories, and emotions that resonate with our own lives.” – Niccolo Montanari

DISCONNECT // Teymour Tehrani

9:00pm – 11:00pm | Screening + Artist Q&A

Beauty, Sex & Shame (VAEFF 2023)
The “Beauty, Sex & Shame” program examines the interplay of aesthetics, sexuality, and self-perception as expressed through fashion, art, and visual narrative.

Sunday Schedule

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, November 19

Producers Club Theaters


Producers Club Theaters, West 44th Street NY, NY

2:00pm – 4:00pm | Screening + Artist Q&A

Something is wrong…very wrong (VAEFF 2023)
The “Something is wrong… very wrong” program represents our struggle to perceive the eerie, unstable and seemingly unpredictable state of our present world.

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