ASFF: Final Day Highlights

It’s the final day of ASFF and we hope that you have had a great time, seen some great films and are feeling inspired.

Animation 1: I am who am I?, National Centre for Early Music, 10.00-11.00

Head to the beautiful National Centre For Early Music, grab a coffee along the way on Fossgate and start your day off with some of the most diverse and interesting films in ASFF.

Polish Programme, York Theatre Royal Studio, 14.15-15.45

See a fantastic selection of films from the Krakow Film Festival showcasing the depth and breadth of life in Poland today as well as covering universal themes from love to loss. These films are screening in Polish with English subtitles.

Guest Screening: Battle of the Ancre, 1331, 15.30 -16.40

Experience cinema history with this account of life on the Western Front during WWI. Presented by the Imperial War Museum, this programme brings home what life was like for the soldiers and reminds us never to forget their sacrifice.

Filmmakers Meet & Greet, City Screen Basement, 15.00-16.00

Head down to the City Screen basement to catch up with friends old and new. This is a laid-back hour where you can grab yourself a coffee and chat to filmmakers who are screening at ASFF as part of the official selection. Network, discuss future collaborations and plan the rest of the festival in a friendly, all-inclusive and relaxed environment.

Awards Ceremony & After Party, National Centre for Early Music, Doors at 19.00. Ceremony Begins at 19.30. 1331, After Party, 22.00 – Late.

The National Centre for Early Music plays host to the festival’s closing ceremony, offering an elevated and historic finish to the five-day run. Festival Winner, Northern Film School Award for Best Screenplay, category winners and the People’s Choice will be announced and congratulated within NCEM’s medieval hall. Once you’ve found out the winners – head over to 1331 to finish the weekend!

We’d like to thank everyone for their participation in this year’s ASFF! It takes a lot of people to make this event happen from our sponsors York St John University, BFI, Make It York, 1331, Grand Central Rail, Hilton, Safestay, Holiday Inn to our Industry Showcases, Festival, speakers and the filmmakers.

Save the dates: ASFF 2018, 7-11 November. For more information:

1. Still from Second to None, as part of Animation 1.