In need of some Christmas spirit? There’s no better way than treating yourself to a festive movie. ASFF rounds up the best Christmas movies to see as we round out the year.
Comedy offers something for everyone, following unwitting characters through their day-to-day lives as they descend into unexpected moments. Discover 5 to see from our online video library.
Thomas Bezucha’s ‘Let Him Go’ stars Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as a married couple whose quiet life in Montana is uprooted when they lose their son.
Patty Jenkins, the director of ‘Monster’ and ‘Wonder Woman’, returns with her first sequel, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, which sees Gal Gadot reprise her role as the DC Comics superhero.
ASFF surveys the week’s releases in cinemas and on demand, including Melissa McCarthy’s latest comedy ‘Superintelligence’ and the Chilean documentary ‘The Mole Agent’.
Will Thorne makes his feature debut with ‘Silent Night’, a crime drama starring Bradley Taylor as Mark, a hitman fresh out of prison who is trying to reconnect with his daughter.
Italian Director Sydney Sibilia returns with ‘Rose Island’, a comedy-drama starring Elio Germano in the true story of engineer Giorgio Rosa who built a platform off the coast of Italy in 1967.
Viggo Mortensen writes and directs his first feature ‘Falling’, in which he stars as John, the long-suffering son to a father (Lance Henriksen) now in the aggressive stages of dementia.
With cinemas re-opening across the UK, ASFF surveys the week’s releases, including Julien Temple’s documentary about Pogues lead singer, and the innovative Zoom-style horror ‘Host’.
ASFF highlights new shows and films on Netflix and Amazon, including David Fincher’s gorgeous 1930s-set Hollywood drama ‘Mank’ and new crime yarn ‘I’m Your Woman’, starring Rachel Brosnahan.
With the 10th Anniversary Edition of the BAFTA-recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival drawing to a close, it’s time to celebrate this year’s winning short, features and VR films.
These 10 thrillers live on the darker side of life. Tackling the supernatural and the psychological, these films aim to immerse and shock viewers. Stream them On Demand until 6 December.
Are we shaping our identities on social media or vise versa? Cristina Rosique and Sui-Ki Law join ASFF to discuss the research and exhibition that informed Official Selection 360 film ‘Hannya’.
Official Selection director Megan K Fox explores coming-of-age experiences for young Irish people through drama short ‘Cailín Álainn (Pretty Girl)’. Watch the interview and learn more.
ASFF surveys the week’s on demand releases including the hard-hitting asylum seeker documentary ‘Love Child’ and Swedish director Roy Andersson’s last film, ‘About Endlessness’.
Brandon Cronenberg returns with his new film ‘Possessor – Uncut’, starring Andrea Riseborough as a top-level corporate assassin who operates by inhabiting other people’s minds.
Documentary filmmaker James Erskine returns with not one but two films: ‘The End of the Storm’, which follows the fortunes of Liverpool Football Club during the Jurgen Klopp era and ‘Billie’.
ASFF 2020 showcased some amazing talent from both in front of the camera and behind it. Here are ten brilliant masterclasses to watch again from this year’s festival.
‘Clearing’ director, writer and producer Janet Marrett pinpoints the importance of sharing the life experiences of people of colour.
ASFF 2020’s Best of Festival and Best Documentary awards went to Maija Blåfield’s The Fantastic. We caught up with the director about inspirations and the process of making the stand-out film.