Documentary Category

Before Netflix Got Its GLOW Two Filmmakers Unearthed the True Story of The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

Documentary

18th July, 2017

Brett Whitcomb & Bradford Thomason tell DN how they rediscovered The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling in the doc that inspired the Netflix series GLOW.

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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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Nice Shit Studio Animate the Origins of Interpol’s Daniel Kessler’s Musical Roots for Primavera Sound

Animation, Documentary, Music

30th June, 2017

Nice Shit Studio walk us through their animated interpretation of Daniel Kessler’s recollections of his older brother’s influence on his own musical

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Jon Boogz & Sol Guy Tackle Issues of US Mass Incarceration & Racial Inequality in ‘Am I a Man?’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

19th June, 2017

Jon Boogz and Sol Guy shine a light on penitentiary inequality and mass incarceration in the US with their innovate Movement Art film.

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Exploring our Obsession with Apocalyptic Fiction in Aeon’s Video-Essay ‘Dispatches from the Ruins’

Documentary

14th June, 2017

Looking to explore why we crave the awful futures of apocalyptic fiction, Aeon's Adam D'Arpino joins us to discuss video-essay 'Dispatches from the Ruins'

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Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen Tune into the Disappearing Beauty of Natural Silence in ‘Being Hear’

Documentary

12th June, 2017

Palmer Morse & Matt Mikkelsen follow acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton as he contemplates the importance of preserving the silences of the natural world.

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Ellie Wen Sets a Cathartic Process in Motion and Touches Souls in ‘Single Mother Only Daughter’

Documentary

6th June, 2017

Ellie Wen discusses turning the camera on herself and publicly sharing heart-wrenching memories from her troubled childhood in her rawly personal short doc.

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A Break-Up Reverberates Through the Life of a Filmmaker in Revealing Short Doc ‘The Residue of a Relationship’

Documentary

5th June, 2017

Brett Chapman tells DN how he used filmmaking to examine the lingering remnants of his recent relationship in this heart-warming documentary short.

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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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