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Girls on Film 2: Before Dawn – Peccadillo Pictures’ Eclectic Collection of Award-Winning Lesbian & Feminist Shorts

Animation, Live Action

11th August, 2017

Curator Diane Gabrysiak & filmmaker Lorelei Pepi talk to DN about Peccadillo Pictures' new eclectic collection of award-winning lesbian & feminist shorts.

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Some of Life’s Largest Themes Are up for a Ponder in Jeppe Kolstrup’s ‘Tropical Island’

Live Action

8th August, 2017

Jeppe Kolstrup spoke to DN about creating a distinctive aesthetic on a small budget with minimum crew for his contemplative short 'Tropical Island'.

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Charlie Lyne Explains How a Friend’s Fishy Anecdote Became the Hook for Investigative Doc ‘Fish Story’

Documentary

11th July, 2017

Charlie Lyne embarks on a doc quest to discover the origins of a fish-related surnames anecdote & tells DN what hooked him on this 'finteresting' topic.

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Masculinity and Femininity Are Tested At Sea in Lucy Campbell’s Poetic ‘Marina and Adrienne’

Live Action

20th June, 2017

Director Lucy Campbell joins us to discuss how she subverted cinematic cliches in order to test gender at sea in her short film 'Marina & Adrienne'

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Deception, Mystery and Noir Are All on the Menu in Jack Perry’s ‘A Girl Goes For Dinner’

Film Festival, Live Action

16th June, 2017

Ahead of playing The Shortest Nights, Director Jack Perry tells DN how he formed his stylish noir/thriller, 'A Girl Goes For Dinner'.

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Hunger Takes Its Toll For Zombie Lee in Sinead Stoddart’s ZomCom ‘Munchies’

Animation, Film Festival

16th June, 2017

Sinead Soddart explains to DN how she turned a first year University pitch into a hilarious zombie short with plenty to chew on.

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“Less Is More” – Short Sighted Cinema’s Mission to Bring Short Film to the Mainstream

Film Festival

7th June, 2017

DN Speaks to Short Sighted Cinema co-founder Kate Williamson about their mission to bring short film to the mainstream with The Shortest Nights.

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Eyes Wide Open Cinema: Brighton’s Answer to Queer Film Curation and Celebration

Article, Film Festival

22nd May, 2017

DN talks with Eyes Wide Open Cinema programmer Jacob Engelberg about the inception & aspirations of the Brightonian queer cinema exhibition programme.

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Justin Doherty & Neil Fox Merge Challenging Cinema With Professional Film Practice in ‘Wilderness’

Live Action

11th May, 2017

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.

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Teenage Temptations, Desires & Fantasies Are All Explored in Anthony Doncque’s ‘1992’

Live Action

7th April, 2017

Anthony Doncque reveals how personal footage shot 25yrs ago formed the basis of his nostalgic tale of passion between a student and his teaching assistant.

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Matt Wolf’s ‘Bayard & Me’ Tells How Intergenerational Gay Adoption Became a Tool of Civil Rights Activism

Documentary

6th April, 2017

"Acts of resistance can unfold behind closed doors in private forms of rebellion." Matt Wolf speaks to DN about Bayard Rustin and subversive LGBT activism.

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“I Always Wanted to Make a Piece About Sex Dates” – Get Under the Sheets of Arthur Cahn’s ‘Herculanum’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2017

Writer/Director/Actor/Editor Arthur Cahn explains his multi-role process, how he works with actors and why casting calls are similar to dating apps.

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