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A Carefree Mediterranean Road Trip Takes a Detour to Senseless Violence in Ramón Ayala’s ‘Vartan’

Music

16th January, 2018

Ramón Ayala takes DN behind the scenes of his La Jettee inspired Mediterranean road trip music video of fun and nonsensical violence.

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João Retorta Crafts a Late Night Love Letter to Lisbon in ‘Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)’

Documentary

11th January, 2018

Lisbon born, London based director João Retorta discusses the creation of his docu-fiction ode to his hometown, 'Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)'.

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Shahaf Ram Charts the Progression of a Broken Heart in the Sublimely Mournful ‘Separation’

Animation

10th January, 2018

Shahaf Ram takes DN through the creation of 'Separation', his sublimely realised mixed media expression of the emotional devastation caused by lost love.

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Joosje Duk Calls Out Everyday Racism & the Blinkered Perspective of White Privilege in NYU Short ‘NIGHT’

Live Action

9th January, 2018

In Joosje Duk's provocative short, the carefree dynamic between four friends suddenly shifts following an unpleasant encounter with a nightclub bouncer.

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Fanny Hoetzeneder Captures the Melting Pot of London’s Illegal Car Meet Ups in Docu-Music Video ‘BloodType’

Documentary, Music

8th January, 2018

Filmmaker Fanny Hoetzeneder tells DN how she discovered a harmonious microcosm of England's diverse capital in her illegal car meet up docu-music video.

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A Late Night Beer Run Turns Into a Reality Bending Initiation in Alex Familian’s Trippy ‘Kid Gambled’

Live Action

4th January, 2018

A late night dare takes a anxiety-inducing turn towards the surreal in Alex Familian's delightfully trippy tale of stoned self-doubt and peer pressure.

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Bertil Nilsson Experiments With the Nature of Private Performance in Urban Dance Short ‘Fragments’

Art & Fashion

12th December, 2017

DN asked director Bertil Nilsson to take us through the development and creation of his East London set experimental dance short 'Fragments'.

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Elias Ressegatti Brings Gearhead Love to Overlooked Automobiles in 16mm Web Series ‘Future Classics’

Documentary

7th December, 2017

Elias Ressegatti discusses turning his passion for overlooked, non-collectable cars into the ongoing 16mm gearhead web series 'Future Classics'.

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After Anger & Violence Pass a Community Looks for Common Ground in Andrew Litten’s ‘St. Louis Rises’

Documentary

27th November, 2017

Andrew Litten tells DN how he worked with the St. Louis community to express their hopes for post-Ferguson reconciliation in documentary 'St. Louis Rises'.

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An Old Woman Initiates a Twisted Ritual to Raise Her Husband from the Dead in Sois De Traca’s ‘Three...

Animation

24th November, 2017

Tackling their most ambitious project to date, Sois de Traca’s (animation partners Elisa Morais and María Álvarez) Three Fitted Flies (Tres Moscas a

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Freeman Plat Rails Against Trump’s Division of America in Bryan Dos Reis’ ‘Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.’

Art & Fashion

21st November, 2017

Dir. Bryan Dos Reis & Freeman Plat unite against Trump's vision of America in fashion film turned political statement, 'Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.'

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Ynon Lan Contemplates the Nature of Memory & Familial Loss in Layered Bezalel Grad Short ‘Close the Shutters’

Animation

17th November, 2017

Ynon Lan tells DN how he drew from personal memories and family photographs for his multi-layered, mixed media tribute to familial loss and remembrance.

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