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Postgraduate Talent

Postgraduate Talent

London College of Fashion are showcasing a dynamic collection of work at House of Vans. Programme Director Nilgin Yusuf shares ideas about the upcoming event.

Imaginative Forms

Imaginative Forms

London College of Fashion continues its annual MA Season with Found in Translation, showcasing a dynamic collection of from the School of Media and Communication courses.

Effervescent Styling

Effervescent Styling

A group of fresh-faced young students at an all-girls boarding school. A new girl arrives. A new friend will teach her how to break the rules. Victor Claramunt won the fashion category at ASFF 2016.

Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives

ETHETICS (ethics+aesthetics), which screened at ASFF 2016, is a series exploring and celebrating ethical and socially responsible brands around the world. Enter your film for 2017.

Visceral Storytelling

Visceral Storytelling

Ahead of a screening of Godless at the Barbican, hosted by The New Social, Ralitza Petrova talks about the dialogues opened up through an emotional connection with cinema.

SHORTFLIX: Supporting Imagination

SHORTFLIX: Supporting Imagination

UK Screen Agency Creative England have launched a new short filmmaking schemed aimed at young adults, alongside the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and Sky Arts.

Literary Adaptation

Literary Adaptation

The White King is Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel’s feature directorial debut, a bold adaptation of György Dragomán’s novel. Youthful innocence contrasts with adult malice and oppression.

Promoting Independent Cinema

Promoting Independent Cinema

ASFF’S tailored talks reflect the intention to champion talent and enhance interest in independent cinema. Paced across two days, these unique events were open to anyone and everyone.

ASFF 2016 Best Thriller: Cork Man

ASFF 2016 Best Thriller: Cork Man

ASFF speaks to 2016’s Best Thriller Winner Dawn Han. Her film Cork Man follows the compelling story of a man with a hole in his head who tries to hide his deformity from the world.

Masculine Absurdism

Masculine Absurdism

Following the success of Attenberg, director Athina Rachel Tsangari teams up with Efthymis Filippou (Dogtooth, The Lobster) to co-write her third feature film, Chevalier.

Dejan Mrkic: Silence

Dejan Mrkic: Silence

Dejan Mrkic’s Silence features a young musician who begins to tackle the fragility of her own identity when her hearing – and her livelihood – starts to fade into a seemingly muted existence.

Challenging Perspectives

Challenging Perspectives

Saturday at ASFF2016 brought forward a wide range of masterclasses that provided innovative discussion and a platform for ideas for our wide range of audiences.

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