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Films to Stream: Black History Month

Throughout the month of October, streaming platforms have been releasing important, educational programmes and films. ASFF rounds up a selection to watch, available online now.

Dame Judi Dench: Headline Speaker

ASFF is thrilled to announce that British actress Dame Judi Dench will be joining the festival’s renowned masterclass strand to discuss her esteemed career on stage and screen.

Filmmaker Insights: Crucial Discussions

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

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.

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