Aesthetica Short Film Festival

2018’s Film Festival

@ASFFest: #newrelease @Lizzie_TheFilm is a psychological thriller based on the 1892 murders of the Borden family.…

Industry News

December Previews: Netflix and Amazon

This month we look at streaming releases from Netflix and Amazon; from comedy dramas to critically acclaimed features. Including Roma, Counterpart and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.

Capitalist Critique

Musician Boots Riley, the leader of hip hop collective The Coup, makes his directorial debut with this wildly ambitious workplace satire. A stinging meditation on…

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend ASFF selects five new films from around the world, ranging from madcap satire to period drama and true-life crime drama. Exploring identity and family crisis to corporate exploitation.

Cairo International Film Festival

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Cairo International Film Festival is the oldest cinematic gathering in the Arab and African world, featuring 196 films from 59 countries.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend ASFF selects five new films around the globe, with directors hailing from Britain, America, Turkey and Chile. A lively and diverse mix of films that uncover deep family dramas.

Narratives of Devotion

So the story goes, actress Rachel Weisz saw Sebastián Lelio’s film Gloria and immediately requested he direct Disobedience, an adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel.

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