Aesthetica Short Film Festival

2018’s Film Festival

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5 to See: This Weekend

One documentary and four features, these films will transport you to different worlds – from asylum seekers in modern-day France to a rambunctious family in upstate New York.

Troubled Genius

Asif Kapadia is a British director behind the acclaimed ‘Amy’ and ‘Senna’. He returns with his latest documentary, ‘Diego Maradona’, about the infamous Argentinean footballer.

Perilous Ambitions

Canadian director Kim Nguyen (‘Two Lovers and a Bear’, ‘Eye On Juliet’) returns with ‘The Hummingbird Project’, a fictional hi-tech tale that grips from the very beginning.

Changing the Feed

Naziha Arebi’s ‘Freedom Fields’ follows three female footballers and their team over five years in post-revolution Libya. These accidental activists offer a glimpse into hope and sacrifice.

Northern Vogue

Deep In Vogue delves into North England’s voguing scene, a predominantly queer space which is gradually gaining popularity. As screened at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.

Government Regimes

Waad Al-Kateab started documenting Aleppo’s revolution against the government regime in 2011. ‘For Sama’ comprises five years of footage. Screening at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.

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