BAFTA Qualifying ASFF 2015 Opens Today, Opening Night at City Screen York

The Aesthetica Film Festival 2015 opens today, with an even bigger programme of special screenings, industry events and networking opportunities. The line-up features over 300 short films from the global film community, spanning 11 genres such as drama, documentary, comedy, fashion, artists’ film and music video with the work representing excellence and exciting innovation in filmmaking.

Raising the curtain on ASFF’s 5th anniversary edition is the Opening Night at York’s own riverside arthouse cinema and live performance venue, the City Screen Picturehouse. The event features a taster of the festival’s Official Selection in a specially curated screening, followed by an after-party.

Thursday 5 November, City Screen York, 18:30 – 23:00. Now Sold Out.

To view the films screening at our Opening Night at an alternative time, pop along to our Opening Night Showcase Screenings. This is your chance to view the films that kicked off ASFF 2015. The opening night films present a range of genres and filmic styles from comedy, drama and animation to thriller, fashion and music video. These are the films that start the entire festival and showcase some of the highlights of the festival. The presentation is mixed-genres and a great introduction to a first-timer to ASFF, as you can see in one screening the breadth of films on offer.

Friday 6 November, 10:30 – 11:30, Reel Cinema; 17:15 – 18:15, Grand Opera House.

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