Asghar Farhadi Speaks About his Film The Past

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s The Past?follows his multi award-winning drama A Separation?

How We Used to Live, Rare Footage Drawn from the BFI National Archive

How We Used To Live is a celebration of post-war London on film. Directed by Paul Kelly using footage from the BFI National Archive and accompanied by a score composed by Saint Etienne’s Pete Wiggs with narration from Ian McShane.

Fashion Film: Impossible Love, Soo Joo Park

The deadline for ASFF 2014 has been extended until Monday. For the first time this year we open a Fashion Film strand, showcasing the very best in stylish filmmaking.

Grouper & Paul Clipson: Hypnosis Display, Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Hypnosis Display by Grouper and Paul Clipson, will have its premiere at the Howard Assembly Room in Leeds on 5 June, before heading to the Barbican, London and CCA, Glasgow. It is a new FILMusic commission by Opera North Projects in association with Qu Junktions.

A Perfect Plan in Cinemas this June

A Perfect Plan (Un Plan Parfait) by Pascal Chaumeil arrives in UK cinemas this June. Starring Diane Kruger (Troy) and Dany Boon (Welcome to the Sticks), the film is a romantic comedy with a french twist.

Prime and Fire, Talenthouse and the BFI: Call for Entries

Factory’s Prime and Fire, the world’s leading action sports creative agency and publisher, has teamed up with Talenthouse and the BFI, to invite filmmakers to submit a pitch about action, niche or specialist sports.

International Film Festival Rotterdam: Film Projects Announced for the Hubert Bals Fund

International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Hubert Bals Fund has selected eleven film projects from eleven different countries, each of which will receive contributions from the Fund towards script and project development.

David Cronenberg, EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam. 22 June – 14 September

The latest in a series of exhibitions exploring great narrative directors, the David Cronenberg exhibition at EYE draws the viewer into Cronenberg’s world through the themes of his films: the physical and psychological transformation of his protagonists.

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Continues for One More Month

Today there is one month left to visit the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition at York St Mary’s – York Art Gallery’s contemporary art space. Featuring eight artists working in media from photography to film and painting to installation, the show represents the breadth and quality of work being produced today in the UK and internationally.

Trike to Bike With Yorkshire Film Archive and The Grand Départ

In honour of the Grand Départ 2014 coming to Yorkshire, The Yorkshire Film Archive is presenting archive film footage as part of the Tour de Cinema.

13 Days to Go: ASFF 2013 Filmmaker Nikan Nezami

A Little Farther (2012) is the short film by Nikan Nezami, which screened at ASFF 2013 in the Drama strand. This film from Iran follows the story of a blind girl and her friend who take a trip to a miraculous spring in an outland village to be cured.

The Floating Cinema Full Programme 2014 Announced

The Floating Cinema returns this summer to the canals of London with a brand new series of events. This year’s programme goes under the heading Extra International and includes 40 events, such as on-board and outdoor film screenings, floating tours, talks, music and workshops for all ages.

17 Days to Go: ASFF Filmmaker Kamil Krolak

ASFF 2013 filmmaker Kamil Krolak shot his documentary film Fifty People One Question on the streets of Galway, Ireland. A charming and humorous representation of the differences and similarities between viewpoints, the film shows 50 people chosen at random brought together by one very difficult question.

Walerian Borowczyk: Short Films Programme, ICA London

This weekend of screenings, from 24 to 25 May, offers a unique opportunity to see Borowczyk’s rarely screened short films and coincides with Walerian Borowczyk: The Listening Eye in the Fox Reading Room.

Selected 4: Artists Films Selected by Jarman Award Winning and Shortlisted Artists

New work by the UK’s talented emerging artist filmmakers will be touring the UK this May and June as part of Selected 4 – a collaboration between artists’ film platform videoclub, and Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network.

23 Days to Go: ASFF 2013 Artist Filmmaker Imran Perretta

Exciting new ideas and approaches continue to emerge regularly within the medium of artists’ film. ASFF celebrates this innovation and diversity by screening the very best of international artists’ film to audiences, filmmakers and industry professionals across the four-day event that runs annually in November.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 Films On Tour

Aesthetica Short Film Festival is on tour. We are touring a selection of films from ASFF 2013 across the country to cinema societies and universities for special screenings .

ASFF 2013 Filmmaker Bouha Kazmi, Flicker

ASFF 2014 is accepting film submissions until 31 May for this year’s festival, which will take place from 6 – 9 November in York, UK. Counting down to the deadline, we are showcasing a selection of outstanding films from ASFF 2013.

Review of Göran Hugo Olsson’s Concerning Violence

Martinique-born anticolonial thinker, liberation theorist and psychiatrist Frantz Fanon’s 1962 text The Wretched of the Earth shows itself to be provocative in the clarity and strength of both its rhetoric and its thorough, nuanced survey of the material and psychological effects of colonialism.

One Month to Go for ASFF Submissions

There is one month left to submit your short film into ASFF 2014. Enter by 31 May, and be in with a chance of winning screening across an impressive array of cinema venues at the festival in York, UK, 6 – 9 November.

Bond in Motion at London Film Museum

Bringing together the largest display of James Bond Vehicles ever staged in London, London Film Museum hosts the official exhibition of the iconic James Bond Car.