Art & Culture, Film

Aesthetica season of film at YTR: BAFTA & OSCAR Winning & Nominated

Up Next: 8th July 2022, 7:15pm
Location: York Theatre Royal, St. Leonard's Place, York, YO1 7HD
01904 623568 Call Us
Visit our website
Book Tickets

This screening is part of the Aesthetica Season of Film at York Theatre Royal.

Every year, Aesthetica Film Festival screens some of the most engaging films by rising stars from the film industry. Many of these people will go onto become household names in future years. We are delighted to present a selection of films from the festival that have either been nominated or won a BAFTA or and Oscar. Here is your chance to engage with storytelling at its very best.

This screening is made up of the following short films:


Cherish Oteka

UK, 2021, 24:06

The Black Cop follows one former police officer’s experience through being both the victim and perpetrator of racism within the police. A timely and necessary piece for 2021 viewers.

Grandad was a romantic

Maryam Mohajer

UK, 2019, 04:39

“My grandad was a romantic. He once saw a picture of my granny and realised that she was the love of his life. One day he decided to go meet her.” A charming animation about old-fashioned love.


Chris Overton

UK, 2017, 19:55

Inspired by real life events. A deaf four-year-old girl, born into a middle-class family, lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.


Jennifer Zheng

UK, 2016, 04:49

Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British-born daughter speak as adults for the first time.


Jeremy Comte

Canada, 2018, 16:24

Set in a surface mine, two boys enter into a power game, thinking that it will be completely innocent. But, with only Mother Nature watching, perhaps this isn’t the case.

The Present (subtitled)

Farah Nabulsi

Palestine, State of, 2019, 24:16

On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his daughter Yasmine set out to the West Bank to buy a gift. Between the soldiers, roads and checkpoints, how easy is it really to go shopping?


Benjamin Cleary (Bare Golly Films)

UK/Ireland, 2015, 12:56

A reclusive typographer with a debilitating speech problem must face his worst fear as he is thrown into a series of uncomfortable, challenging encounters with strangers.

York Theatre Royal Opening Hours

Monday | 1pm-5pm
Tuesday to Saturday | 1pm-8pm (5pm on non-show days)

Monday to Saturday | 9am – 4.30pm

You may also like

Gallery A
Stay white

Staycity Aparthotels

River Ouse 164749000
Things to do white

AJC Law Solicitors Limited

My project 2022 03 17 T141736 555
Arts culture white
3rd Jun 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022

Alex Paxton