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An Excited First-Timer’s Take on the 61st BFI London Film Festival

Film Festival

16th October, 2017

Following his London Film Festival debut, DN's James Maitre offers his thoughts on some of the highlights from this years' shenanigans.

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Sune Lykke Albinus Intuits the Unreality of Love & Festivals in ‘Don’t Tell Me About Your Dreams’

Live Action

3rd October, 2017

Sune Lykke Albinus explains the free flowing logistics of shooting his dreamy young adult romance amidst a crowd of 160K people at the Roskilde Festival.

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BFI London Film Festival 2017: Looking Ahead

Film Festival

2nd October, 2017

DN looks ahead at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, anticipating what to see from this years' eclectic lineup of diverse and exciting cinema.

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Alex Barrett Crafts a Poetic Ode to the Symphony Films of the Past for the London of the Present

Documentary

11th September, 2017

Alex Barrett reflects on the completed production of his Silent Era ode to England's capital 'London Symphony', a classical nod to the city of now.

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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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