Drama Tag Archive

A Joyous Reunion is Shattered by the Brutal Realities of Sectarian Violence in Andrea Harkin’s ‘The Party’

Live Action

9th February, 2017

In Andrea Harkin's BAFTA nominated short, when a wanted young man returns home for a party the violent realities of Belfast in 1972 tragically hit home.

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Lines of Racial Division Are Tentatively Crossed in Marc Fouchard’s Oscar Shortlisted ‘The Way of Tea’

Live Action

24th January, 2017

Marc Fouchard confounds expectations of racial violence when a young skinhead enters a Muslim store in his perennially timely Oscar shortlisted film.

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Where the Woods End

Live Action

12th December, 2016

Felix Ahrens examines the destructive nature of guilt in his student Oscar winning short film about a police officer who fatally shoots an innocent man.

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World Wide Woven Bodies

Live Action

7th December, 2016

Norwegian Director Truls Krane Meby discusses the role of the early internet era on a teen's burgeoning sexual awareness in his new coming-of-age short.

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The Past Inside the Present

Animation

23rd November, 2016

A couple try to renew their dying relationship by directly plugging into recordings of their memories in James Siewert's impressive hand rotoscoped short.

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DN344: United States of Love – Tomasz Wasilewski

Live Action, Podcasts

18th November, 2016

Tomasz Wasilewski returns to the DN podcast with a tale of lust, isolation and loneliness in which four woman decide it's time to change their lives.

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Embers & Dust

Live Action

16th November, 2016

Patrick Biesemans reflects on the role meticulous planning played in the creation of his short film love letter to imagination, creativity & Orson Welles.

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The Ritual

Live Action, Premiere

14th November, 2016

Markus Schroder's short sees a pair of estranged brothers head out into the desert to perform a ritual to reconnect them with their long absent father.

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DN343: Indivisible – Edoardo De Angelis

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

10th November, 2016

Edoardo De Angelis explores themes of individualism and sororal symbiosis in his tale of singing siamese twins who discover the possibility of life apart.

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DN342: After Love – Joachim Lafosse

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

4th November, 2016

Joachim Lafosse discusses how he depicted a couple's acrimonious separation and divorce through the use of long fluid sequence shots of domestic hostility.

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LE SOMMET BLEU

Animation

2nd November, 2016

French animator Julien Piau taps into personal feelings about his fraternal bonds for an animation whose outward cuteness belies its deeply emotional core.

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Black Swell

Live Action

25th October, 2016

Belying the simplicity of its straightforward premise, Jake Honig and David Rysdahl's dark motel short delivers a powerfully emotional gut punch.

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