Search Results for: Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Total posts found for "Aesthetica Short Film Festival" — 15
13/09/2017
Still, The Rat King: Jess Dadds. Playback in association with Random Acts

“Illuminating and gut-wrenching”: Our Playback Highlights

Channel 4’s Random Acts have gained a reputation for commissioning experimental, challenging and downright weird short films. As an exhibition of 200 works by some of its most talented, 16—24 year old filmmakers...

18/08/2017
Suzanne Lacy Super Slow Way Commission 1 October 2016 fusion performance of Sufi chanters and Shape Note singers Briefield Mill photo Chris Payne

“A highly complex mosaic that stretches far beyond a gallery”: Shapes Of Water, Sounds Of Hope

With American artist Suzanne Lacy’s epic new artwork due to premiere in September at the old Lancastrian mill where it was filmed, Jack Welsh takes us back nearly 12 months to recall its complex...

15/04/2016
Smoke Signals; FutureEverything Festival 2016

“Even more strange and glorious than expected”: FutureEverything Festival — Reviewed

Commentaries on the contemporary world — from the “robot apocalypse”, to finite natural resources, to the threats of indiscriminate terror attacks — encapsulated this year’s FutureEverything Festival, finds Vanessa Wheeler… FutureEverything Festival has...

17/11/2015
ASFF 2015 opening night, York; courtesy Jim Poyner

“An event that embraces and is embraced by its location”: Aesthetica Short Film Festival — Reviewed

In its fifth year of rapid-fire programming, Jack Roe finds York’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival still pushing a welcoming, high quality offer – but is less impressed by the advertising category… Five years on and...

03/11/2015
Anne Hardy, Suite C-type diasec mounted print 169cm x 220cm 2012

Culture Diary w/c 02-11-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Gong 7.30pm @ The Kazimier, Liverpool — £17.50 An infamously eccentric prog-jazz ensemble...

02/11/2015
Infinite Horizon (Stephen Simmonds, UK) - Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF)

Aesthetica Short Film Festival — Our Highlights

Astronauts, the grim reaper and the sex industry all play muse to a huge selection of short films at York’s annual homage to cinema, finds Jack Roe… On first impression, it seems the most prominent aspect...

09/03/2015
Format Photography Festival

Culture Diary w/c 09-03-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday –  Biennial Talk: Colin Muir and Dominic Willsdon 6:30pm @ Liverpool School Of Art...

05/12/2014
ON LOOP -- Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2014

Introducing: Greenhorn Short Film Festival

Director and patron Mike Leigh describes it as “healthily anarchic and sharp as a row of needles”, and Ideas Tap are supporting their new award for young filmmakers. But what is Greenhorn Short Film...

14/11/2014
ASFF 2014

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 — Reviewed

Promoting avant-garde filmmaking, encouraging audience critique, and reminding us of the pure joy of a projector and popcorn,  ASFF injects fresh faith into our relationship with cinema, finds Joshua Potts… It’s barely midday,...

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