Official Selection filmmaker, David Finkelstein, discusses the influence of improvisation within his experimental animated short, ‘Spiral Garage’. Part of ASFF’s Filmmaker Interviews.
Life is like walking on a tightrope: it’s scary. Luba will learn to forget that she is still on the rope in an animation directed by Zhanna Bekmambetova. Shown as part of ASFF 2019.
It’s one week until the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2019 opens, welcoming leading figures to the UNESCO World Heritage City of York.
Official Selection filmmaker, Caspar Leopard, discusses the landscapes that inspired his surreal animated music video, ‘Son Of The Morning – Caspar Leopard’.
‘Manus’, a documentary by Angus McDonald, depicts life for the hundreds of asylum seekers detained by the Australian Government on Manus Island. Screening as part of ASFF 2019.
Official Selection filmmaker, Riley Sugars, discusses the childhood memories that inspired his drama short ‘Rabbits.’ Screening as part of the Drama short films at ASFF 2019.
What happens when you’re left alone? What happens next? ‘Remains’ answers these questions through dance. Directed by Antoine Marc and part of ASFF 2019’s Official Selection.
Official Selection filmmaker, Ben S Hyland, discusses the real-life dilemma that inspired ‘Quiet Carriage’ – a comedy about a passive man with an overactive imagination.
‘The Beach House’ is a light-hearted comedy with a twist on marital expectations directed by Richard Naylor. James and Mike’s plan to “double propose” takes an unexpected turn.
Official Selection filmmaker, Olivier Perrier, expresses a human attraction to the unknown –the relationship between man and machine. ‘Punch It!’ is an experimental short at ASFF.
Stop motion, felt puppets, oil and Dulux paint are the various elements used for the creative advertising ‘Dulux – Colour Your Home,’ directed by Carol Freeman. Watch it during ASFF 2019.
Official Selection filmmaker, Johanna Lecklin, explores history and conflict in the short ‘Not Just A Matter Of Passion.’ Screening as part of the 2019 Artists’ Films at ASFF.
Tom CJ Brown presents is a hybrid film posing as a music video. Whilst cousin John is away on business, the residents of The Carrington House yearn for his result. Watch the trailer.
ASFF takes a look at this week’s cinema releases, including two much-heralded, prize-winners, Colombian film ‘Monos’ and ‘The Last Black Man In San Francisco’.
The second edition of the Margate Film Festival is themed: ‘Against The Tide’. We paddle through a range of highlights from this seaside town-inspired festival.
Prolific French director François Ozon returns with one of his most powerful films, ‘By The Grace Of God’, a true-life tale about sex abuse in the Catholic Church, starring Melville Poupaud.
Official Selection filmmaker, Yoram Ever-Hadani, discusses the popularity of fantasy as a genre and the non-dialogue fairytale ‘Moon Drops.’
Official Selection filmmaker, Kristian Mercado, discusses the importance of representation and exploring the emotional realities of Latinx women in the experimental short ‘Mariposa’.
A fake exorcist visits the home of a man who claims his wife was possessed by a Djinn. ‘MAKR’ is a drama directed by Hana Kazim. Screening as part of the Official Selection at ASFF 2019.
Official Selection filmmaker, Alexe Landgren, discusses the female perspective and creating unconventional characters. Her short, ‘Lust’ is screening as part of the Official Selection.