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Film news and reviews

Odditory, showing at Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Aesthetica Short Film Festival: ten of the best film screenings and events in York

Ruben van Leer's Symmetry, showing in the Artists' Film strand at Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Fifth anniversary Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York will be "even bigger than anticipated"

Jeanie Finlay's documentary Orion: The Man Who Would Be King

Documentary unmasks Orion, the man who would be Elvis Presley after the king of rock'n'roll died

Draw On Sweet Night

University of York music tutor Robert Hollingworth to host Q and A session at Draw On Sweet Night screening at City Screen

Cate Blanchett in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine

Chance to spot parallels between A Streetcar Named Desire and Blue Jasmine when City Screen shows Woody Allen film on Monday

Chance to sing along with Monty Python And The Holy Grail

City Screen celebrates 40th anniversary of Monty Python And The Holy Grail with sing-along screening and DVD competition

The cast of Bill at York Minster. Picture:Nick Wall

Producer and director of Shakespeare comedy Bill to give talk at Sunday screening at City Screen

Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh in a scene from A Streetcar Named Desire

City Screen to show A Streetcar Named Desire on October 4 to tie in with Vivien Leigh exhibition at Treasurer's House

Cricket documentary at City Screen exposes danger to the international game's future

David Wilkinson watches moving picture imagery shot by Louis Le Prince in a Leeds garden

Was the first moving-picture film shot in Yorkshire by a Frenchman?


Great Yorkshire Fringe: Bill Hicks documentary screening to boost Frankie Howerd plaque fund

Amy: the film poster

Review: Amy (15, 127 mins) ****

City Screen to show films tonight and tomorrow in York for Refugee Week

Mad Max: Fury Road prizes to be won

Mad Max: Fury Road prizes to be won


Velorama: A Century Of The Bicycle (U), City Screen York, April 13

The Knife That Killed Me

The Knife That Killed Me, City Screen, March 29

FIELD OF VISION: Harold Hutter’s Lethe, one of more than 300 films shown at the 2014 Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York

Aesthetica Short Film Festival searching for new film-making talent

Maths whizz, Daniel Lightwing and director Morgan Matthews answer questions following a screening of X+Y at City Screen York

Meet the York College student who inspired the film X+Y


Special Mother's Day screening of The Sound Of Music at City Screen, York


North Yorkshire thriller Catch Me Daddy showing at City Screen, York

Asa Butterfield and Jo Yang in the film X plus Y

Film based on life of York maths whizz-kid due for national release

Starring Judi Dench

Film review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Maika Monroe as Jay

Film Review: It Follows

Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan star in 'When Harry Met Sally'

VIDEO: Six romantic films that will melt your heart this Valentine's Day

South Bank Community Cinema

Your chance to question York film director Kim Hopkins

DOCUMENTARY: A clip from the film Clueless

Beyond Clueless (15), City Screen, York, January 27

Baroness von Wagner with her two lovers: Robert Philippson, left, and Rudolf Lorenz, in the garden of Hacienda Paradiso, Floreana Island, Galapagos. Circa 1932

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden, Pocklington Arts Centre, January 27

The Knife That Killed Me is being given a special screening at City Screen

The Knife That Killed Me, City Screen, York, February 1

Domhnall Gleeson  and Oscar Isaac in Ex Machina

Ex Machina (15, 108 mins) ****

A Most Violent Year (15, 125 mins)  ****

A Most Violent Year (15, 125 mins) ****

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas is to be shown as a Holocaust memorial

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas (12A), City Screen Cinema, January 27

Johnny Depp in Mortdecai

Mortdecai (12A) - Going in at the Depp end

Chris Hees on the set of Academy Award-nominated The Bigger Picture, a short film which follows two brothers caring for an elderly parent

Oscar nomination for York graduate’s film

The Gallant Captain

Aesthetica Short Film Festival screenings at York Residents Festival, January 31

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School promote the launch of Into The Woods at City Screen. Baker’s wife (Tonks), left, Wolf (Jay Sillence), Little Red Riding Hood (Mahlah Hall), Witch (Poppy Pout) and Woodsman (Lex Ward)

Fairy fun in City Screen foyer to mark release of Into The Woods

Elijah Wood and Celyn Jones.  Picture:  Stuart Conway

Set Fire To The Stars, City Screen, York. January 20th, 6.30pm

Dressed in Into The Woods costumes are, from left,  Baker’s wife  Tonks; Wolf. Jay Sillence;  Little Red Riding Hood, Mahlah Hall; Witch, Poppy Pout; and Woodsman: Lex Ward. Picture: Adam Greenwood

Woodland characters prove new film is ‘reel’ scary

Special screening of Selma, City Screen, York, January 19

Special screening of Selma, City Screen, York, January 19

The Miners Strike 84/85 Picture:©John Sturrock/Reportdigital.co.uk

DVD review: Still The Enemy Within (15), Bad Bonobo/Dartmouth Films ****

Young poet John M Brinnin (Elijah Wood) and his hero Dylan Thomas (Celyn Jones) in Set Fire To The Stars.  Picture: Stuart Conway

Q&A session to follow screening of Set Fire To The Stars, City Screen, York, January 12

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (15), 119 minutes ****

Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (15), 119 minutes ****

City Screen Cinema, York

Birdman preview, City Screen, December 28

Rachel and Robert Hackett with baby Agatha at York Railway Station

Festival weekend provides double delight for film-maker Robert Hackett

A still from Coda

Short films are long on appeal

Rose (Elaine Glover) and Dave (Phil Rowson) in their garage in Whoops!

Premiere of Whoops!, Reel Cinema, York, November 13

Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch talks about his role in The Imitiation Game

Screening of war documentary

Screening of war documentary

A woman holds the hand of a soldier as he marches across Lendal Bridge

Remembrance Sunday screening of Filmed And Not Forgotten, National Centre For Early Music, November 9

Lily Cole in Fashion: Red Shoes

Our top ten picks from Aesthetica festival

City Screen York

Bicycle, City Screen, York, November 10

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