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Sociopolitical Narratives

Sociopolitical Narratives

As part of the 2017 Whitney Biennial, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, hosts a special programme of feature and short films for 10 consecutive weekends.

Technological Perspectives

Technological Perspectives

The recipients of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017 have created two newly commissioned moving-image works – both of which are exhibited at Jerwood Space, London, until 14 May.

Future Now

Future Now

Addressing themes in today’s artistic climate through lectures, panel discussions and portfolio reviews, the Future Now Symposium 2017 is a place for ideas, support and talent development.

Consumed: Documentary Inspiration

Consumed: Documentary Inspiration

A cinematic voyage through the landscapes and factories of Chinese production. Watch the trailer for Consumed and get inspired for ASFF 2017.

BFI Flare

BFI Flare

Running until 26 March, BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival collates the best in contemporary global LGBT features and short films, talks, events and archive screenings at BFI Southbank.

Experimental Documentary

Experimental Documentary

Isabella, an experimental documentary by Ross Hogg and Duncan Cowle, screened at ASFF 2016 and having further toured the film festival circuit is now available to watch online.

SXSW Winners

SXSW Winners

South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival reveals its Jury and Special Awards winners for 2017. Most Beautiful Island by director Ana Asensio wins in the Narrative Feature Competition.

BAFTA Showcase

BAFTA Showcase

Offering a snapshot of British short-form filmmaking, BAFTA’s shorts showcase is touring the country’s cinemas with the highlights of new British documentary, drama and animation.

Cinematic Expression

Cinematic Expression

Glasgow Short Film Festival (GSFF) champions new and international film talent at its 10th anniversary edition, running between 15-19 March.

ICA: Playback Festival

ICA: Playback Festival

This Saturday at the ICA, Playback Festival asks: what can film festivals do for you? This debate takes the form of an engaging panel discussion featuring ASFF Director Cherie Federico.

Women in Film

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate the remarkable projects of women working in the film industry – from screenwriting, directing and acting to programming, editing and artists’ film.

Visionary Shorts

Visionary Shorts

Our partners Random Acts Network Centre North have a fantastic opportunity for young filmmakers aged 16-24 working in the North of England Creatives, inviting them to submit bold ideas.

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