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Routes to Industry: Connections for All

London South Bank University’s Associate Professor of Film and Media and Course Director for the BA Film Practice discusses the school’s inspiring Showcase Screening at ASFF 2019.

Monetary Values

Starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, Lorene Scafaria’s ‘Hustlers’ is a true-life tale of strippers turning the tables on Wall Street high rollers. An ambitious comedy-drama.

September Streaming Previews

What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF assesses the new shows on Netflix and Amazon, including ‘The Politician’, the hugely-anticipated comedy series from ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy.

5 to See: This Weekend

ASFF takes a look at the week’s new cinema releases, with documentary and feature films on offer, examining issues of gender, wealth, the environment and mental health.

Finding Your Audience: Festival Formula

How do you find your place within the festival circuit? Festival Formula’s Katie McCullough explores today’s film festival landscape, providing essential advice for filmmakers.

Team Spirit

Directed by Maxine Govare and Cédric Le Gallo, ‘The Shiny Shrimps’ is a sparkling French comedy about a real-life gay water polo team, heading to the Gay Games against the odds.

Cinema For All: ASFF 2019

ASFF prides itself on another year of family-focused screenings that provide communal experiences in accessible settings, championing a new generation of film lovers.

5 to See: This Weekend

ASFF takes a look at the week’s new cinema releases, with fresh documentary and features focusing on issues of community, sexuality, political upheaval and sporting prowess.

Venice Film Festival: Closing Narratives

The 76th Venice Film Festival has continued this week, with an impressive array of films including Shannon Murphy’s ‘Babyteeth’ and Yonfan’s ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane’. ASFF selects the highlights.

The Changing Role of VFX

Ruairidh MacNeill, Modeller at Academy Award-winning studio Framestore, discusses the rapidly evolving world of VFX ahead of an inspiring masterclass at the ninth edition of ASFF.

Guardian Documentaries at ASFF

ASFF is as multifaceted festival that believes in bringing new stories to audiences through film. Guardian makes its ASFF debut in 2019, presenting thought-provoking non-fiction.

Venice Film Festival 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival is underway, with an impressive roll-out of movies in the first couple of days. These include ‘Ad Astra’, ‘The Perfect Candidate’ and ‘Marriage Story’.

5 to See: This Weekend

Featuring new films from Joanna Hogg and Sam Taylor-Johnson, ASFF takes a look at this week’s new cinema releases, as directors tackle issue of art, autobiography and memory.

Memory Bliss

Joanna Hogg, the director of ‘Unrelated’ and ‘Exhibition’, returns with ‘The Souvenir’, a semi-autobiographical tale starring Honor Swinton Byrne as a student filmmaker in 1980s London.

Commemorating 20th Century History

ASFF 2019 celebrates the heritage of film and its historical landmarks with a commemorative strand of guest programmers honouring world-changing moments of the 20th century.

5 to See: This Weekend

With films from Spain, France and America, including Pedro Almodóvar’s latest ‘Pain & Glory’, ASFF surveys the week’s releases, as stories of racism, repression and religion come to the fore.

Depraved Dreams

London’s annual genre festival, FrightFest, turns 20 this year, and as ever there is plenty to satisfy for a bit of midnight madness. These five days offer a mix of premieres and live events.

Self Reflections

Pedro Almodóvar’s twenty-first feature of his hugely distinguished career, ‘Pain & Glory’ stars Antonio Banderas as a film director in the midst of a creative slump.

ASFF Fashion Spotlight

ASFF celebrates the boldest names in fashion and film for its recurring strand of short films, masterclasses and networking opportunities across York’s most exciting cultural venues.

5 to See: This Weekend

With films from Russia, Germany and America, including Christian Petzold’s ‘Transit’, ASFF surveys the week’s new releases, as directors explore issues of identity and oppression.

Hollywood Nights

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’, a love-letter to 1960s cinema and TV, is here. Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie star.

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