Tim Travers Hawkins’ XY Chelsea follows the true story of whistleblower and ex-soldier Chelsea Manning. The director discusses the film, exploring ideas of identity and surveillance.
Short movies can often be a launchpad into a feature filmmaking career, though its rare to see it evolve in the way it has for Thunder Road, developed from Jim Cummings’ 2016 film.
László Nemes is the Hungarian-born filmmaker who began his career as Béla Tarr’s assistant during the making of The Man From London. He returns with Sunset, starring Juli Jakab.
ASFF selects new films from across Europe and America that will be making it onto UK screens. Featuring protagonists following obsessions and new work from director László Nemes.
Joaquín Cambre’s coming-of-age drama, A Trip to the Moon, centres around teenager Tomas, who distracts himself from academic challenges with his interest in astronomy and space travel.
With Cannes nearing its close, it’d be fair to say that the selection by artistic director Thierry Frémaux and his team has left most critics more than satisfied. ASFF sums up the top films.
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 opens next month, presenting a diverse programme of innovative non-fiction storytelling. ASFF selects must-see films from the Alternate Realities programme.
This weekend ASFF selects new films that open in cinemas around the UK. Documentary, biopic-musical, action-adventure take audiences into both fantastical realms and real-life scenarios.
After the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody surprised everybody by becoming a global phenomenon and claiming four Oscars, attention inevitably turns to Rocketman.
Cannes Film Festival continues this week. ASFF selects ten top films to watch from the 2019 selection, including works by Pedro Almodóvar, Ken Loach, Mati Diop and Bong Joon-ho.
The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is underway, and so far, it’s been an enjoyable edition. ASFF unpacks a selection of stand-out films from this year’s event, including Ladj Ly and Ken Loach.
Brian Welsh’s film Beats is fresh, funny, trippy and touching, a black-and-white love letter to teenage rebellion that feels like its preserved from another era. Cult status beckons.
This weekend ASFF selects five new films set to be launched in UK cinemas. Hailing from Scotland to Colombia to Middle America – these films explore the ties that bind us.
Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 Cold War comedy masterpiece, ‘Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’, will have a UK theatrical re-release this month.
Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s Birds of Passage is set against the Colombian marijuana boom of the 1970s, exploring the corrupting influence of money and power.
ASFF has partnered with BFI Network and Film Hub North to present an initiative encouraging positive engagement with independent film, new talent and innovative visual storytelling.
Based on the true story of Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks, the gold medallists in the 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon, Beyond the River is the dramatised version of their story.
Ranging from science fiction to concert movie, survival story to historical drama, these films dig deep into the wider human experience, exploring the meaning of existence to cultural appropriation.
This year’s Cannes Film Festival gets underway next week with a host of familiar names vying to win the prestigious Palme d’Or. So what will be gracing the Croisette?