German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck returns with his third film, the Oscar-nominated ‘Never Look Away’, starring Tom Schilling and Sebastian Koch.
At the crossroads of film and interactive theatre, Secret Cinema returns with James Bond movie, Casino Royale. The secret’s out with this one, but the events are yet to be revealed.
Peter Strickland is the British filmmaker behind Katalin Varga, Berbarian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy. He returns with In Fabric, starring Marianne Jean-Baptiste.
ASFF selects new films heading for UK screens. Featuring new works from Danny Boyle and Peter Strickland, the films cover a range of emotive tales of love, loss and family.
New to 2019, BAFTA-Qualifying ASFF introduces the Industry Marketplace. The first event of its kind in the UK, it is a platform for attendees and delegates to engage with key organisations.
ASFF selects five new films, telling stories of immigration, occupation and asylum, and exploring themes of identity, love, isolation and racism.
The title suggests something Biblical, a watery wrath visited upon inhabitants by a vengeful God. But Anthony Woodley’s ‘The Flood’ deals with a very modern-day crisis – that of refugees.
The world’s longest continually-running film festival, the EIFF is back for its 72nd edition with its usual mix of lively movies, guest appearances and panel events.
One documentary and four features, these films will transport you to different worlds – from asylum seekers in modern-day France to a rambunctious family in upstate New York.
Canadian director Kim Nguyen (‘Two Lovers and a Bear’, ‘Eye On Juliet’) returns with ‘The Hummingbird Project’, a fictional hi-tech tale that grips from the very beginning.
Naziha Arebi’s ‘Freedom Fields’ follows three female footballers and their team over five years in post-revolution Libya. These accidental activists offer a glimpse into hope and sacrifice.
Waad Al-Kateab started documenting Aleppo’s revolution against the government regime in 2011. ‘For Sama’ comprises five years of footage. Screening at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.
Inspired by the spate of acid attacks that have plagued Britain in recent times, Dirty God could so easily be an exploitative feature. Instead, it’s a drama that truly gets under the skin.
What’s new to the world of streaming? ASFF takes in the new shows on Netflix and Amazon, from Nicolas Winding Refn’s Too Old To Die Young to the new season of Black Mirror.
In conversation with ASFF, director Christopher Quinn discusses Eating Animals, an adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s book about the industrial system of factory farming.
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.