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How Charles Williams Crafted an Emotionally Stirring Family-Son Drama in Palme d’Or Winner ‘All These Creatures’

Live Action

23rd October, 2020

Charles Williams explains how he found beauty through specific details and sound design in his mesmerising, Cannes winning short 'All These Creatures'.

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The Top Short Films To Stream at NFFTY 2020

Film Festival

22nd October, 2020

DN selects ten of our favourite shorts from the best emerging filmmakers at the 14th National Film Festival for Talented Youth.

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Andy Hodgson’s ‘El Color Negro’ Uses Portraiture to Explore the Different Shades of Blackness

Live Action, Premiere

21st October, 2020

Andy Hodgson's 'El Color Negro', made in response to the BLM movement, is a fascinating exploration of the colour black's cultural connotations.

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New Romance Causes Emotional Confusion for Lifelong Friends in Chloe Sarbib’s Coming of Age Short ‘Girl Friend’

Live Action, Premiere

20th October, 2020

Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.

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Serafima Serafimova’s Frantic ‘Freeze Frame’ Captures the Magic and Motion of the Winter Olympics

Animation, Premiere

19th October, 2020

Ice skating, hockey, skiing and more collide in Serafima Serafimova's frantic 'Freeze Frame', a rotoscoped collage and homage to the Winter Olympics.

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10 Essential Feature Films from the London Film Festival 2020

Film Festival

18th October, 2020

From great local talent to international provocateurs, here is our complete can't-miss selection from the London Film Festival 2020.

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Time Stands Still in a Remote Town in Jara Moravec’s Enchanting and Cerebral Music Video ‘Leon’

Music, Premiere

16th October, 2020

Inspired by the El Gordo lottery, Jara Moravec's ethereal 16mm music video 'Leon' sees a mysterious woman offload her wealth in an isolated town.

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Kenneth Karlstad’s ‘Sult’ Re-Imagines Knut Hamsun’s Classic Norwegian Novel to Mind-Bending Effect

Art & Fashion, Premiere

15th October, 2020

Kenneth Karlstad's experimental approach to the cinematic form sees reality give way to a delusionary existence in disorientating short adaptation 'Sult'.

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Nano Clow Provides a Fresh Surrealist Take on the Post-Apocalyptic Genre in ‘The Loneliest Boy in the World’

Live Action, Premiere

14th October, 2020

Shot in the beautiful British Columbia countryside Nano Clow's The Loneliest Boy in the World' conveys loneliness through a mix of fascinating contrasts.

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A Father Hides a Life-Changing Secret From His Wayward Son in ŁUkasz RucińSki & Michał WłOdarczyk’s ‘Transparent’

Music

13th October, 2020

A clash of cultures lies at the heart of 'Transparent' — an empathetically told portrait of LGBTQ life from Łukasz Ruciński and Michał Włodarczyk.

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10 Unmissable Shorts From the London Film Festival 2020

Film Festival

12th October, 2020

Narrowing down the superb selection on offer, DN picks out ten of our favourite short films from the 64th BFI London Film Festival.

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Two Women Philosophise Over the Meaning of the Universe in Henry Young’s One-Take Drama ‘The Big Nothing’

Live Action, Premiere

9th October, 2020

Henry Young walks DN through the slick execution of his one-shot drama 'The Big Nothing' which sees two young women ponder the meaning of existence.

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