Aesthetica Film Festival
Aesthetica Short Film Festival / 2020
November 3–30, 2020
Online / International

The 10th Anniversary Edition of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival will take place from November 3–30, 2020 in a new and exciting way with digital and live streamed events. 2020 has had its challenges for the film and events industry but we have responded with a program that is rich, diverse and captivating.

Film is transformative. It can take you to new places and teach you new things. The films in competition at this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival span a range of genres including animation, documentary, drama, dance, fashion and thriller. We are even doing 360 screenings by offering you the chance to get a Festival Pack, which will include a festival bag, printed program, lanyard and VR Cardboards.

  • A Home for Something Unknown
    Mar 2 – Apr 28, 2024
    Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
    Berlin, Germany

    With the exhibition A Home for Something Unknown, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) and Haus am Lützowplatz present works by 27 international artists living in Berlin who were awarded the Berlin Senate 2023 visual arts work stipend. The twofold increase in the number of artists receiving this scholarship, as well as the heightened international representation of recipients compared to previous years, underscore Berlin’s deep commitment to fostering and celebrating the visual arts (more…)

  • Patrick Pound: Windows

    In Windows, Pound’s first photobook with Perimeter Editions, we find a cross-section of images lifted from a single category in Pound’s vast collection of 70,000 photographs. Each of the ‘found’ photographs in this new book features a window seen from the outside. We are allowed to look through them, from the privacy of our own homes. We see ghostly figures and happy families; we see actors acting, and everyday folks acting up; we see real and imagined worlds. (more…)

  • Georg Kussmann: FRG

    The German dramatist Heiner Müller observed that German history lies as if smothered by a rheumatism blanket: beneath there is warmth and stagnation, just enough to give the impression all is well, while the peripheries are freezing. Georg Kussmann’s photographs in FRG were created under this metaphoric blanket. Made in the Federal Republic of Germany over a single summer, they depict everyday scenes of life, work, and leisure (more…)