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Crossing the Line: Glasgow Film Festival 2017

Crossing the Line: Glasgow Film Festival 2017

Dystopian Communities

Dystopian Communities

Leviathan, an ambitious and challenging new project by Shezad Dawood, unfolds over the course of the next three years, travelling across the globe to multiple international locations.

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.

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen examines pre-digital forms of media, questioning the utopian notion of hope. The theme is entitled: Social media before the internet 1960-1999.

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.

Dysfunctional Musicality

Dysfunctional Musicality

In his opening pre-amble, as Iggy Pop looks on, writer/ director Jim Jarmusch describes the Stooges as “the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band ever.”

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.

Collective Fictions

Collective Fictions

Experimental filmmaker Loretta Fahrenholz often combines a range of genres, creating work that defies categorisation. The director fuses elements in a potent juxtaposition of mediums.

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

Joost and Schulman reflect on the ubiquity of smartphones and the increasingly blurry distinctions between online and “real” life.

Political Systems

Political Systems

Steve Hoover’s documen­tary, Almost Holy, offers a stark reflec­tion on a broken social and political system, amidst the fragility of democracy. The film looks beyond Ukraine’s confinement as news.

Fiona Tan’s Ascent

Fiona Tan’s Ascent

Fiona Tan’s Ascent is a collection of still photographs edited together that mirrors the construction of film as a single image. The only difference is that Tan threads together moments.

Detsky Graffam: Creating Comedy

Detsky Graffam: Creating Comedy

Detsky Graffam’s comedy won Best Comedy at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2016. 90 Degrees North is a parable, taking a black-humorous look at our belief in systems. We speak to Graffam.

Glasgow Film Festival 2017

Glasgow Film Festival 2017

The Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) returns this February, a leading UK event celebrating everything cinematic, from new local talent to international pieces from all genres.

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.

Combining Fact and Ficiton

Combining Fact and Ficiton

Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell new piece is at Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, until May; The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy is the artist’s first creation since receiving the award in 2014.

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.

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