Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber, the team behind ‘White God’, make their English-language debut with ‘Pieces of a Woman’, following a couple who suffer the devastating loss of a child.
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
ASFF’s 2020 edition marked 10 years of showcasing outstanding cinema. The festival went virtual, allowing audiences to access film on demand and live industry events from the comfort of home.
Discover New Cinema
Aesthetica is a hotbed for fresh ideas and talent discovery. It’s a destination to experience the power of and craft of cinema. ASFF is a key event to explore new cinema and original filmmaking.
Aesthetica 2020 welcomed a diverse range of renowned industry practitioners for its 10th edition, including Andrea Arnold, Chinonye Chukwu, Sam Feder and Sarah Gavron.
Our awards recognise outstanding talent in filmmaking and are a prestigious accolade. Awards include Best in Category, Youth Award, Best of Fest and The People’s Choice Award.
Events & Special Programmes
For our 10th edition, Aesthetica presented an expanded programme that includes Guest Screenings, Showcase Screenings, our online 360 Cinema and our Industry Marketplace.
What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF highlights the new shows and films on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, including a new French series from the creator of ‘Killing Eve.’
ASFF surveys the week’s film releases on demand, including ‘Robin’s Wish’, a documentary about the final months of comedian Robin Williams, and Stanley Tong’s ‘Vanguard’, starring Jackie Chan.
While 2020 was a challening year for cinema, the art form still produced some wondrous films. Here is a selection of five of the best, including ‘Uncut Gems’ and Robert Eggers’ ‘The Lighthouse’.
ASFF surveys the week’s releases in cinemas and on demand, including the new family film from Robert Rodriguez, ‘We Can Be Heroes’, and David Osit’s documentary ‘Mayor’.