Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York - Picturehouse Spotlight

Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York

City Screen marketing manager Dave Taylor gets ready to welcome Aesthetica Short Film Festival into City Screen Picturehouse this November.

City Screen Picturehouse will be hosting the opening night of this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF), kicking off ASFF’s eighth edition in York’s favourite riverside bar and cinema on Wednesday 7 November. The event will showcase a dynamic and diverse taster of films from the Official Selection, hand-picked by Festival Director Cherie Federico, and will whet appetites for the days ahead.

City Screen will be showing films throughout the festival and there will be daily events in The Basement but the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival additionally encompasses a range of superb venues across the city of York – all within easy walking distance of each other.

With over 300 films screenings and 100 events taking place over the five days of the festival, this is set to be the biggest ASFF to date. City Screen and Aesthetica look forward to welcoming you to York this November.

Tickets can be purchased online from the ASFF website. Buy your tickets now

Explore the programme.

City Screen will play a collection of shorts categorised as drama, animation, thrillers and comedy. In addition to this, we’re pleased to announce that this year they will also host some full-length documentary and narrative feature films.

Wed 7 Nov, 16.15-17.30
Paradise (narrative page 83)

Thu 8 Nov, 13.30-15.30
London Film School (showcase + panel)

Thu 8 Nov, 16.00-17.30
Almost Heaven (doc. page 78)

Fri 9 Nov, 10.30-12.30
Nahemi (showcase + panel)

Fri 9 Nov, 13.00-15.00
London School of Communication (showcase + panel)

Fri 9 Nov, 13.45-15.15
Freedom For The Wolf (doc. page 79)

Fri 9 Nov, 21.00-23.00
You Go To My Head (narrative page 84)

Sat 10 Nov, 16.15-17.30
The Astronauts’ Bodies (narrative page 85)

Sun 11 Nov, 12.15-14.15
Middlesex University (showcase + panel)

Sun 11 Nov, 15.00-16.30
Silas (doc. page 81)


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