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John Morena Explores the Vast Disconnect Between the Mind & Soul in Enchanting Music Video ‘The Drought’

Animation, Music

17th January, 2018

John Morena elevates us into the stratosphere and blasts through outer space in his bewitching music video for Ryan Chernin's 'The Drought'.

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Oliver Schwarz Follows an Intimate Relationship Between a Man and His Beloved Silicon Doll in ‘Dream Girl’

Documentary

12th January, 2018

Oliver Schwarz provides a unique and insightful exploration of loneliness and how one man fills the void of love with his life-sized silicon doll.

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Crooked Cynics Harness the Art of Cringeworthy Storytelling in ‘Where Have All The Good Guys Gone?’

Live Action

2nd January, 2018

Directing duo Crooked Cynics dissect the dexterity of uncomfortable comedy narratives in 'Where Have All The Good Guys Gone?'.

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Amber Williams Ten Top Feature Films of 2017

Article

29th December, 2017

From transporting audiences to unveiling new methods of filmmaking, Amber shares her outstanding examples of original & enthralling storytelling in 2017.

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Jakob Rørvik Explores The Tentative Nature of a Fraying Relationship in ‘Nothing Ever Really Ends’

Live Action

19th December, 2017

DN talks to Jakob Rørvik about his raw bittersweet short film of a disconnected couple as they run through the cycles of their on/off relationship each

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Explore Iñupiat Culture First Hand in Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey’s Interactive Doc ‘A Whaling Season in Alaska’

Documentary

13th December, 2017

In their interactive doc Zoé Lamazou & Victor Gurrey explore Iñupiat culture & how offshore drilling affects the traditional practice of whale hunting.

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Andy Nyman & Jeremy Dyson Transmute Their Hit Spectral Scare From Stage to Screen in ‘Ghost Stories’

Film Festival, Live Action

31st October, 2017

Andy Nyman explains how he & Jeremy Dyson traversed the tricky road of adapting their hit London stage play 'Ghost Stories' into a frightening feature.

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A Young Gay Man Flees His Painful Past in Anne Fontaine’s Coming Out, Coming of Age Feature ‘Reinventing Marvin’

Film Festival, Live Action

25th October, 2017

Anne Fontaine discusses her latest feature and tells DN why women's cinema defined by filmmaker gender is a undesirable road towards segregation.

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Mexican Collective NONsense Succumb to the Overruling Potency of Love in Nostalgic Short ‘Old Times’

Art & Fashion

24th October, 2017

NONsense dir. Kevin Speight discusses his exploration of time, regret and the overruling potency of love in the collective's new nostalgic short.

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Sean Robert Dunn Presents a Raw Depiction of a Tragically Dysfunctional Family in ‘British by the Grace of God’

Film Festival, Live Action

17th October, 2017

Sean Robert Dunn discusses balancing an unnerving vision of populism and racial hatred with chimes of comedy in his raw, dysfunctional family drama short.

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Annemarie Jacir Explores Issues of Identity & the Duty of Tradition in Paternal Feature ‘Wajib’

Film Festival, Live Action

13th October, 2017

The unbreakable and equally complex parent-child relationship is intimately explored through the wakes of separation in Annemarie Jacir’s, ‘Wajib’.

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Racism Destroys a Freewheeling Venice Beach Community in Kate Hickey’s Feature Doc Debut ‘Roller Dreams’

Documentary, Film Festival

5th October, 2017

Kate Hickey’s doc celebrates the rise of the iconic Venice Beach rollerskate dancing scene and exposes the prejudices which fuelled its destruction.

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