On Monday, December 9, 2019, the fifth annual CinéFashion Film Awards (CFFAs) by Cinémoi were held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.

Cinémoi Chairman/CEO Rod Sherwood | Video Courtesy of Bionic Buzz

This year, the CFFAs honored fashion legend Pierre Cardin with a Lifetime Achievement Award, while the film about the iconic designer “House of Cardin” was the big winner of the evening, with Cardin’s nephew Rodrigo Basilicati and directors/producers P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes in attendance to accept multiple awards.

Rodrigo Basilicati and directors/producers P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes
Rachel McCord Presents Lifetime Achievement Award

Also honored were design icon Zandra Rhodes, Grammy Award-winning artist Sister Sledge, rising design star A’kai Littlejohn, and emerging music artist Jean Watts.

Zandra Rhodes
Sister Sledge

Natasha Leggero and Tommy Davidson hosted the gala evening that benefits the non-profit Children Uniting Nations, Cinémoi’s official charitable cause.

Cinémoi founder and president Daphna Ziman
Chaka Khan

Cinémoi founder and president Daphna Ziman and chairman/ceo Rod Sherwood welcomed the star-studded guest list that included Chaka Khan, Beverly Todd, Byron Scott and Cecilia Gutierrez, Dustin Quick & Medi EM, Elisabeth Rohm, Kurupt, E! founder Larry Namer, Larry Sanders, Maria Conchita Alonso, Rachel McCord, Radha Mitchell, and others. 

Rahda Mitchell
Byron Scott and Cecilia Gutierrez

Representing their nominated feature films were Justice and Soul Foundation founder Matthew Fairfax of “Tomorrow and The Butterfly,” and Vincent De Paul “The Genius of Gianni Versace.”

Justice and Soul Foundation’s Matthew Fairfax, Nominee “Tomorrow and The Butterfly” | Video Courtesy of Bionic Buzz
Vincent De Paul

The CinéFashion Film Awards will air exclusively on Sunday, January 12 at 10 PM EST on Cinémoi TV.

Medi EM, Dustin Quick, Larry Namer, Nicole & Ion Muj

Event sponsors and partners included Beautician Creative Conference (BCC), RYU Apparel, Chateau de Berne, French Riviera Film Festival, Ivan Bitton Style House, Hint Water, Nutrivista, Sweet Serenity Desserts, Sunder USA, A Luxe Design, AMT Global, Davines, Hydra Facial, Kafa Bar, organiCBD and Studio Ahn.

Beverly Todd
RYU Ambassador Elisabeth Rohm

Cinémoi Television Network is a leader in the film, fashion, and luxury lifestyle industry, delivering exquisite innovative, curated programming, including modern and classic films, fashion and lifestyle content, fashion week and film festival coverage from around the globe, and talk shows. The Cinémoi was created by philanthropist Daphna Ziman.

Photos: Jen Lowery