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ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 8 Days to Go. Comedy

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 8 Days to Go. Comedy

In today’s Countdown, we highlight Balsa Wood directed by Dominique Lecchi, a light-hearted slice of life about two biracial siblings visiting their extended Filipino family for lunch.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 9 Days to Go. Music

The ASFF Call for Entries Countdown continues, marking nine days to go with music video He, She, Me by Selfridges’ Resident Film Director Kathryn Ferguson and Alex Turvey.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 12 Days to Go, Experimental.

The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016 is open for entries until 31 May. Today we showcase Kevin Frilet’s debut film Under, entering into his sub-aquatic world.

Review of Yury Bykov’s The Fool, Barbican Cinema

The first in the New East Cinema at the Barbican, The Fool is a modern day fable of the moral struggles against the callousness of the capitalist world.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days To Go, Fashion

In her latest film, Odditory, Monica Menez shows that a good lecture at a university depends on a solid preparation and lively participation on the part of the students.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 14 Days To Go, Dance

In a dark hall with many doors, a masked man dresses a naked woman. He turns on a record player and she comes to life in a daze. Their bodies join to dance the tango.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 15 Days to Go. Advertising Film

Set in a rococo and futuristic world, the film Wisteria Hysteria by Henry Pincus (Atlantic Pictures) depicts a woman discovering a new dimension to herself.

Festival de Cannes 2016, Official Selection and Short Film Line-up

Festival de Cannes 2016, Official Selection and Short Film Line-up

Cannes Film Festival returns for its 69th edition. Opening last week with Woody Allen’s Café Society, the annual event is one of the most eagerly-awaited festivals.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 16 Days to Go, A Lucky Girl

A Lucky Girl by Martin O’Neill and Andrew Griffin is a collaborative response to an interview conducted with the indefatigable Flemish actress Bettine Le Beau.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days To Go, Washed, Artists’ Film

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 17 Days To Go, Washed, Artists’ Film

Directed by Daphna Mero, artists’ film Washed screened at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015. Colourful, vibrant and offbeat, the film defies a category.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 18 Days To Go, Strange Weather, Drama

The BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016 is open for entries until 31 May. We take a look at Official Selection drama Strange Weather by Tom Shrapnel.

ASFF 2016 Call for Entries Countdown: 19 Days to Go. Comedy.

There’s only 19 days left to enter BAFTA qualifying ASFF. Today we take a look at Tommaso Pitta’s comedy short film How I Didn’t Become A Piano Player.

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