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Filmmaker Insights: Crucial Discussions

‘We Met Before’ is a letter to a friend told through dance. Thalissa Teixeira joins ASFF to discuss the importance of expression.

Filmmaker Insights: Fragile World

Arjan Brentjes highlights the relevance of animated short ‘Sad Beauty’ – referencing this year’s global pandemic, overpopulation and the climate emergency.

Filmmaker Insights: Shared Responsibly

‘Rain’ is a simple animation about collective consciousness. Speaking to ASFF, Official Selection animator Piotr Milczarek guides us through this cautionary tale.

Maxine Peake: Headline Speaker

ASFF 2020 is delighted to announce that actress Maxine Peake will be joining the festival’s renowned masterclass strand to discuss her hugely acclaimed body of work.

Filmmaker Insights: Immersive Tales

ASFF2020 Official Shortlist director Ash Khatibi discusses ‘A Fire at Chernobyl’ – a 360° film which tells the story of a family caught in the Chernobyl disaster.

Filmmaker Insights: Body and Mind

A dancer’s body is their whole life. It is the sum total of their history. Anne Hollowday discusses the poetic, documentary-like narrative of dance short ‘Physical Thoughts’.

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