Documentary Category

A Kick-Boxing Legend Returns to the Ring to Fight for His Future in Camille Herren’s ‘One More’

Documentary

15th August, 2017

Camille Herren tells DN how he captured a deeply intimate portrait of “Mr. Perfect", the four time world kick-boxing champion Ernesto Hoost.

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DN351: Future Shock! Paul Goodwin & Sean Hogan Unearth the Untold Story of Anarchic Comic 2000AD

Documentary, Podcasts

4th August, 2017

Director Paul Goodwin & Producer Sean Hogan delve into the creation of their passion fuelled documentary history of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, 2000AD.

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Ivan Olita Documents the Arduous Path to Spiritual Enlightenment of the Tendai Monks in ‘The 1000 Days’

Documentary

2nd August, 2017

Meet the monks who achieve spiritual enlightenment through 1000 days of endurance running in Ivan Olita's arresting documentary.

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Charlie Lyne Examines the Impact of Aspect Ratio on Cinema’s Emotional Experience with Video Essay ‘Frames and Containers’

Documentary

1st August, 2017

Charlie Lyne returns to Directors Notes with 'Frames and Containers' - a video essay focused on Cinematic Aspect Ratios.

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Joris Debeij’s Insightful Documentary Series Unearths the True Stories of Captivating Angelenos

Documentary

25th July, 2017

Joris Debeij's discusses his ongoing insightful documentary series which unearths the captivating lives of fascinating Angelenos.

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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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