USA Tag Archive

Elias Ressegatti Brings Gearhead Love to Overlooked Automobiles in 16mm Web Series ‘Future Classics’

Documentary

7th December, 2017

Elias Ressegatti discusses turning his passion for overlooked, non-collectable cars into the ongoing 16mm gearhead web series 'Future Classics'.

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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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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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After Anger & Violence Pass a Community Looks for Common Ground in Andrew Litten’s ‘St. Louis Rises’

Documentary

27th November, 2017

Andrew Litten tells DN how he worked with the St. Louis community to express their hopes for post-Ferguson reconciliation in documentary 'St. Louis Rises'.

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Freeman Plat Rails Against Trump’s Division of America in Bryan Dos Reis’ ‘Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.’

Art & Fashion

21st November, 2017

Dir. Bryan Dos Reis & Freeman Plat unite against Trump's vision of America in fashion film turned political statement, 'Fuck Stereotypes. Set Precedent.'

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Sven D. & Philipp Primus Capture the Balletic Grace of Joburg’s Car Spinning Scene in ‘Gasoline’

Music

16th November, 2017

Sven D. & Philipp Primus take us to Johannesburg for a joy ride of spinning cars and burning tires in Fortnite's ethereal music video, 'Gasoline'.

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JJ Walker Documents the Contentious Culture of US Gun Ownership in Music Video ‘You’d Gotta Be Alive’

Music

10th November, 2017

JJ Walker takes a non-judgemental, vérité approach to the contentious subject of US mass gun ownership in St Francis Hotel's docu-style music video.

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A Girl Learns a Harsh Lesson About Culpability From Her Canine Friend in Nick Singer’s Short ‘Bite’

Live Action

3rd November, 2017

DN talks to dir. Nick Singer about his return to shorts, casting child and canine leads and paring a narrative back to its thematic essentials.

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Eric Power Teases His Gloriously Gruesome 90s Cut Paper Horror Feature ‘Attack of the Demons’

Animation

1st November, 2017

DN spoke to dir. Eric Power about tapping into 90s nostalgia & taking his paper animation craft to another dimension for new feature 'Attack of the Demons'.

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A Therapist Desperately Negotiates for His Life in Paul Schneider’s Tense Short ‘Fifty Minutes’

Live Action

20th October, 2017

Paul Schneider shares how he adapted an inner dialog short story into a tense onscreen battle of wits between a desperate pair of unreliable adversaries.

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A Woman Tries Not to Drown in a Sea of Guilt in Nickolas Duarte’s ‘Trouble Will Find Her’

Live Action

6th October, 2017

Nickolas Duarte explains how he was able to embody guilt as a foreboding, pervasive presence in his melancholic character drama ‘Trouble Will Find Her’.

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Racism Destroys a Freewheeling Venice Beach Community in Kate Hickey’s Feature Doc Debut ‘Roller Dreams’

Documentary, Film Festival

5th October, 2017

Kate Hickey’s doc celebrates the rise of the iconic Venice Beach rollerskate dancing scene and exposes the prejudices which fuelled its destruction.

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