Aesthetica Short Film Festival


2018’s Film Festival


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Industry News

5 to See: AR at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 opens next month, presenting a diverse programme of innovative non-fiction storytelling. ASFF selects must-see films from the Alternate Realities programme.

10 to See: Cannes 2019

Cannes Film Festival continues this week. ASFF selects ten top films to watch from the 2019 selection, including works by Pedro Almodóvar, Ken Loach, Mati Diop and Bong Joon-ho.

Beats: A Review

Brian Welsh’s film Beats is fresh, funny, trippy and touching, a black-and-white love letter to teenage rebellion that feels like its preserved from another era. Cult status beckons.

New Representations

Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s Birds of Passage is set against the Colombian marijuana boom of the 1970s, exploring the corrupting influence of money and power.

ASFF Award-Winning Film Tour

ASFF has partnered with BFI Network and Film Hub North to present an initiative encouraging positive engagement with independent film, new talent and innovative visual storytelling.

5 to See: This Weekend

Ranging from science fiction to concert movie, survival story to historical drama, these films dig deep into the wider human experience, exploring the meaning of existence to cultural appropriation.

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