Documentary Category

Eyes & Ears Step Inside the Chisel Craft of a Contemporary Stone Carver in ‘A Continuous Shape’

Documentary

15th May, 2017

Directing duo Eyes & Ears discuss how they captured the unique character and processes behind the work of contemporary stone carver Anna Rubincam.

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Explore Hidden Spaces & Remote Landscapes in the Progress Film Company’s Cinematic ‘Lost But Not Forgotten’ Series

Documentary

8th May, 2017

Uncovering some of 'Europe’s most intriguing tales’ we speak to Progress Film Company’s Stuart Hackshaw about their intriguing ongoing series.

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DN350: Nico Edwards Documents a Treacherous 8,000 Mile Pacific Voyage Through Ice & Wind in ‘Sea Gypsies’

Documentary, Podcasts

4th May, 2017

Nico Edwards' debut documentary follows 16 crew members aboard a 120ft sailing Ketch as they journey through some of the most treacherous seas on earth.

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How Fraternal Filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross Made Their Documentary Breakthrough With ‘45365’

Documentary

1st May, 2017

We go back to where it all began for documentary duo Bill and Turner Ross by revisiting our interview for their debut feature about small town America.

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DN349: Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester Document a Band Stuck in the Middle in ‘A Divorce Before Marriage’

Documentary, Music, Podcasts

13th April, 2017

Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester's feature doc follows five-piece rock band I Like Trains as they struggle to breakthrough after losing their record deal.

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Adapt or Die – A Daily Newspaper Embraces Its Digital Future in James Kicklighter’s ‘Digital Edition’

Documentary

10th April, 2017

James Kicklighter documents how The Atlanta Journal-Constitution paper has reformed itself to embrace the digital tools that better serve its audience.

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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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Ross Haines Looks Back at 30 Years of Custom Guitar Nirvana in Fender Documentary ‘The Dream Factory’

Documentary, Music

4th April, 2017

Ross Haines tells DN how he navigated the 30 year history of one offs & special edition guitars created by Fender's legendary Custom Shop Master Builders.

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Scott Coello Animates the Nightmarish Diary Entries of a Syrian Activist in ‘Life Inside Islamic State’

Animation, Documentary

3rd April, 2017

Scott Coello brings to life the harrowing diaries of an activist living under Islamic State, with his animated film created for BBC Radio 4's Today Show.

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DN348: Nickolas Duarte Discovers the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in ‘Jay’

Documentary, Podcasts

16th March, 2017

Nickolas Duarte's doc provides a glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past.

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Stephen Kijak Chronicles the Torturous Journey Through Stardom of Japan’s Biggest Rock Band in ‘We Are X’

Documentary

1st March, 2017

Stephen Kijak’s feature doc follows the journey from the 1980s to the present day of the enigmatic one-­of­-a-kind cultural sensation that is X Japan.

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Rubika Shah’s ‘White Riot: London’ Reveals How a Punk Fanzine United a Generation Against British Racism

Documentary

15th February, 2017

Rubika Shah's documentary explores the status quo bucking role played by a punk fanzine in the racial tinderbox of a 1970s Britain divided by immigration.

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