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Sebastian Hill-Esbrand Extols the Need to Proudly Celebrate Diverse Womxn Bodies & Spirits in ‘Booty Freedom’

Art & Fashion

22nd October, 2021

Sebastian Hill-Esbrand explains why his celebratory dance short spurred him to build a female-centric team of collaborators in front of & behind the camera.

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Nathan Long’s ‘Calling Attendance’ is an Unflinching Snapshot of the Harsh Realities of Life for Too Many Children

Documentary

21st October, 2021

We talk to director Nathan Long about drawing on the narrative aesthetics of photojournalism for his brutally stark and effective campaign film.

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Enea Colombi’s ‘Non Esiste Amore A Napoli’ Sets Tropico’s Music in a Forbidding Yet Beautiful Landscape

Music

20th October, 2021

Enea Colombi shares how he used non-actors and stunning vistas for his enigmatic music video about escaping the trap of destiny.

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Ten Must-Watch Feature Films From London Film Festival 2021

Film Festival

19th October, 2021

From insightful documentaries to epic dramas, DN delivers a list of ten recommended feature films from the 65th London Film Festival.

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A Woman Goes to Extremes To Satisfy Her Partner’s Odd Sexual Needs in Tobias Rud’s ‘I’ll Be Your Kettle’

Animation, Premiere

18th October, 2021

Tobias Rud discusses animating the dangers of romantic compromise in his film about a woman's desperate attempts to satisfy her partner's unusual desires.

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Tom & Theo Realise a Chaotic Heist for the Goose That Lays Golden Eggs in Pulpy Music Video ‘01G’

Music, Premiere

15th October, 2021

Co-Directors Tom & Theo deconstruct the heist sequence of their strange crime-infused music video for Cheap Electric Pink Wool's '01G'.

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Nature, Movement & Fashion Coalesce in Felicia Manning’s Restorative Dance Film ‘The Best Ain’t Happened Yet’

Art & Fashion

14th October, 2021

Director Felicia Manning takes DN inside the creation of her joyous experimental dance ode to the liberating sensations of freedom, nature and lightness.

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A Young Thief Longs for the Comfort of the Mothers She Steals From in Melissa Anastasi Aquatic Drama ‘Chlorine’

Live Action

13th October, 2021

DN talks to Melissa Anastasi about interweaving visuals of water to create a lyrical film about the yearning for nurturing familial bonds in 'Chlorine'.

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Caraz Straddles the Gap Between Childhood & Adulthood in the Surreal ‘Do Butterflies Remember Being Caterpillars?’

Art & Fashion

12th October, 2021

Caraz discusses the unpredictable and childlike choreography behind her surreal dance exploration of the dichotomy between childhood and adulthood.

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10 Captivating Short Films to Stream London Film Festival 2021

Film Festival

11th October, 2021

DN dispatches a recommended list of ten compelling short films available to stream for free online at the 65th London Film Festival.

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A Serious Incident Causes Two Teenagers to Go On the Run in James Pike-Watson’s British Drama ‘Babygirl’

Live Action

8th October, 2021

James Pike-Watson talks about the relaxed, naturalistic sensibility he generated between his street-cast lead actors for crime drama 'Babygirl'.

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Brandon Lavoie’s ‘The Both of Me’ Poetically Depicts a Devastated West Virginian Coal-Mining Community

Documentary

7th October, 2021

Made over 6 years Brandon Lavoie discusses mixing drone & archive footage in his documentary exploring the ruinous effect of coal mining in West Virginia.

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