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Noize MC: Honor the Elders

Asides, Music

11th November, 2019

Lado Kvataniya unleashes an onslaught of performance, animation and projection mapping for Noize MC’s commemoration of Russia’s literary heritage.

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The Fear of Pain Comes Between Two Lovers in Ross Allen’s Romance Drama ‘The Limit of Love’

Live Action, Premiere

8th November, 2019

Ross Allen shares how he subverted audience expectations in his exploration of the paradox of loving eternally whilst fearing the end 'The Limit of Love'.

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Jeremy Merrifield Questions Our Outdated Modes of Masculinity in Coming of Age Superhero Origin Short ‘Balloon’

Live Action

7th November, 2019

We sit down with Jeremy Merrifield to learn how he used the superhero mythos to explore the issue of toxic masculinity in his AFI thesis short 'Balloon'.

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Adam Kiers Bids a Warm Farewell to an Iconic Sydney Apartment Block in Stylised Dance Music Video ‘Finally’

Music

6th November, 2019

Director Adam Kiers tells DN why he wanted to pay homage to Sydney's Glenview Court in his beautifully stylised dance music video for No Mono's 'Finally'.

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DN367: A Deep Dive into ‘Burning Cane’, Phillip Youmans’ Debut Feature Which Made Tribeca History

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

6th November, 2019

Phillip Youmans joins DN to discuss the experience of taking on multiple production roles for his Tribeca winning debut feature 'Burning Cane'.

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A Transwoman Mechanic’s Compartmentalised Existence Threatens to Crumble in Asher Jelinsky’s ‘Miller & Son’

Live Action

5th November, 2019

Asher Jelinsky weighs up the risks & rewards of living as our authentic selves in their story of a transwoman mechanic whose separate lives begin to merge

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A Camel Must Choose Between Herself or the Good of the Herd in Alison James’ Dialogue-Free Short ‘Judas Collar’

Live Action

4th November, 2019

We speak to Alison James about the challenges of taking a camel's perspective for her remarkable scripted, no-dialogue, live action short 'Judas Collar'.

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DN366: Hari Sama Returns to the Hedonistic Days of Mexico City’s Post-Punk Scene in ‘This Is Not Berlin’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd November, 2019

Hari Sama talks to DN about heading back to the post-punk days of sexual liberty, outsider art and drugs which helped shape him in 'This Is Not Berlin'.

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A Spirited Young Girl Discovers the True Cost of Womanhood in Myriam Raja’s NFTS Grad Short ‘Azaar’

Live Action

1st November, 2019

Myriam Raja discusses her time at the NFTS, doubling rural Spain for 1800s India & utilising the power of silence in her coming of age grad short 'Azaar'.

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David Findlay Celebrates the Compulsions of the Restless Mind in Visual Poem ‘You Know Where You Belong’

Art & Fashion

31st October, 2019

David Findlay casts a meditative eye on the idiosyncratic quirks and compulsions of human behaviour in visual poem piece 'You Know Where You Belong'.

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Thom Yorke: Last I Heard (…He Was Circling The Drain)

Animation, Asides, Music

31st October, 2019

Art Camp and Saad Moosajee conjure up an eerie future city populated by faceless individuals in their mesmerizing animated music video for Thom Yorke.

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A Mother and Daughter Attempt to Bridge the Distance Between Them in Kana Hatakeyama’s ‘Okaasan (Mom)’

Live Action

30th October, 2019

A mother & daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the death of a beloved family member in Kana Hatakeyama’s quietly observed short Okaasan (Mom)

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