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.

Pitching Sessions at ASFF

ASFF has invited some of the most reputable names in British film development to York this year for our leading Feature Films Pitching Sessions.

Universal Export

A new two-month season at the BFI showcases the brilliance of British-born, American-made star Cary Grant, with films like ‘Notorious’, ‘His Girl Friday’ and ‘The Philadelphia Story.’

Musical Youth

British director Gurinder Chadha (‘Bend It Like Beckham’) returns with ‘Blinded By The Light’, a feelgood coming-of-age tale inspired by the songs of Bruce Springsteen.

Everyman at ASFF 2019

Running from the 6-10 November, the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival will be using Everyman’s Art-Deco cinema as one of the key venues for film screenings and events.

August Previews: Netflix and Amazon

What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF assesses new shows on Netflix and Amazon, from the second season of ‘Mindhunter’ to ‘Carnival Row’, with Orlando Bloom.

5 to See: This Weekend

A documentary about Gaza and four features, including the new movie from Gurinder Chadha, make up this week’s new releases, as themes from poverty to racism are under the lens.

New for 2019: ASFF Programme Preview

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival returns to York with an unrivalled programme of shorts, feature and VR films paired with over 100 industry events, guaranteed to inspire.

On the Turkish Coastline

Swedish-born director Isabella Eklöf makes a startling debut with ‘Holiday’, a drama starring Victoria Carmen Sonne and set on the Turkish coastline.

5 to See: This Weekend

With work including the new film from ‘The Lunchbox’ director Ritesh Batra, and a startling debut, this weekend’s new movies tackle friendship, family and male aggression.

Image Conscious

Ritesh Batra returns with his latest: ‘Photograph.’ Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays a street photographer who begins a relationship with a shy stranger after taking her photo.

ASFF 2019 Jury Announced

ASFF is thrilled to welcome a dedicated selection of jurors to the festival this November, including representatives from BBC Films, Sky Drama and the Scottish Documentary Institute.

Free Love

Nick Broomfield is the British filmmaker behind ‘Kurt & Courtney’, ‘Fetishes’ and ‘Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer.’ He returns with his latest documentary, ‘Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love.’

5 to See: This Weekend

With work including Nick Broomfield’s latest documentary, and a debut feature from Mexico, this weekend’s new movies tackle love, obsession, rivalry and injustice.

Emotional Charge

‘The Current War’, directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon as Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, two rivals in electricity.

Inspiring Audiences

Great film encourages us to think differently. It invites us to see the world in a new way. The powerful Aesthetica Award-Winning Film Tour resonates on big screens across the UK.

5 to See: This Weekend

Documentaries and features, including new work by Carlos Reygadas and Thomas Vinterberg’s biggest-scale film to date, take on issues from climate change to far-right extremism.

Youthful Abandon

The BFI Southbank latest season offers audiences the chance to revisit some cinematic classics from a key decade in a two-month series entitled ‘Nineties: Young Cinema Rebels’.

Underwater Nightmares

Based around a real-life submarine disaster, Danish-born Thomas Vinterberg’s new release ‘Kursk’ looks at the fate of the Russian nuclear-powered vessel that sunk in 2000.

July Previews: Netflix and Amazon

What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF takes in the new shows on Netflix and Amazon, from the third season of ‘Stranger Things’ to first seasons of ‘The Boys’ and ‘Pennyworth.’