Author

Jessy Moussallem Unabashedly Presents the Strength & Grace of Arab Women in Mashrou’ Leila’s ‘Roman’

Music

8th December, 2017

Jessy Moussallem tells DN how she reframed the narrative of Arab women as victims, to express their true reality as fierce feminist icons.

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A Listless Art Graduate Tests Her Personal & Relationship Boundaries in Sam Icklow’s ‘Untitled, L.A.’

Live Action

6th December, 2017

DN speaks to Director Sam Icklow about creating a lesbian relationship drama which was both relatable and authentic to LA’s queer art scene.

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Appreciate the Beauty of Frozen Moments in Arthur Valverde’s Sculptural Dance Short ‘Statures of Gods’

Art & Fashion

5th December, 2017

Arthur Valverde tells DN how he combined sculpture and dance to express the beauty of the frozen moment in Paris art short 'Statures of Gods'.

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Device Deliver a Picture Perfect Holiday from the Future in Sci-Fi Animation Short ‘The Postcard’

Animation

1st December, 2017

A woman shares her Southeast Asia holiday adventures from the future in animated sci-fi short 'The Postcard' from creative studio Device.

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A Lovelorn Man Struggles Against Time, Memory & Oblivion in Carlos Lascano’s Wistful Short ‘The Puppeteer’

Live Action

29th November, 2017

DN speaks to Argentinian filmmaker Carlos Lascano about his dark tale of a puppeteer who finds himself trapped in a labyrinth of memory and fantasy.

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A Young Woman Looks to the Cosmos for the Meaning of Growing Up in Avital Siegel’s NYU Short ‘Twentysomething’

Live Action

28th November, 2017

A twenty something searches for the meaning of growing up and waits for an answer of cosmic proportions in Avital Siegel's impressive NYU Short.

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A Vampire Sinks His Teeth into the Plastic Surgery Business in Martinus Klemet’s Deliciously Kitsch ‘Fatcula’

Animation

22nd November, 2017

Estonian Director Martinus Klemet lifts the lid on his delightfully kitsch, animated reimagining of Bram Stoker’s seminal blood sucker.

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Tal Kantor Reflects on the Gulf Between Words and Actions in Fragmented Mixed Media Animation ‘In Other Words’

Animation

20th November, 2017

Tal Kantor returns to DN for an extensive look at the techniques, tools & thought processes which led to her captivating exploration of inaction & regret.

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Explore Life in the South London Community Which Gave Birth to The Maccabees’ Sound in ‘Elephant Days’

Documentary, Music

14th November, 2017

Co-director James Caddick & The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks discuss the creation of their feature doc portrait of the area & people of Elephant and Castle.

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DN355: A Prima Ballerina Fights for Relevance & Perfection in Birgitte Stærmose’s Psycho Thriller ‘Darling’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

9th November, 2017

Denmark's Birgitte Stærmose discusses 'Darling', her intense story of pain and perfection which unfolds in the demanding world of professional ballet.

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Adrián Suárez Embodies Charles Bukowski’s Pessimistic Prose in Visual Poem ‘Alone With Everybody’

Art & Fashion

7th November, 2017

Spanish Director Adrián Suárez tells DN how he mined the sensorial aspects of Charles Bukowski's original verse for visual poem, 'Alone With Everybody'.

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Nils Clauss Redefines the Form of Documentary Filmmaking With His Korea Shorts Trilogy

Documentary

6th November, 2017

DN invited director Nils Clauss to reflect on the making of 'Plastic Girls' and the completion of his Korea related trilogy of short documentaries.

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