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It’s the Thanksgiving Dinner From Hell and You’re Invited in Megan Seely’s Comedy Short ‘My Loyal Audience’

Live Action

6th May, 2019

Megan Seely gives DN the full lowdown on the inspiration behind writing, directing and acting her in comedy short about a Thanksgiving dinner gone wrong.

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Daniel Drummond Confronts Blue-Collar Working Class Issues in His Short Drama ‘A Foreman’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd May, 2019

Daniel Drummond tells DN about how audiences from all over the globe have resonated in similar ways to the grounding in his blue-collar drama 'A Foreman'.

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Hot Chip: Hungry Child

Music

29th April, 2019

Hot Chip return with the Saman Kesh directed music video about a couple pushed to the edge by the unrelenting sounds of new track ‘Hungry Child’.

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Humberto Besa Tells an Intoxicating Love Story in Hien Music Video ‘Boy’

Music

22nd April, 2019

Humberto Besa tells DN about his process of adapting Hien's track into music video 'Boy'; from lyrical deconstruction to shooting on location in Vietnam.

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Robert Mentov Documents the Story of the Female Boxers Who Protect the Women of Kampala’s Slums in ‘Katanga’

Documentary, Live Action

10th April, 2019

Robert Mentov tells DN about the practicalities of shooting in the slums of Kampala, using unprofessional actors and finding stories that need a voice.

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Rodney Lucas Showcases The Heart of Chicago in His Short Doc ‘Southside Forever’

Documentary

5th April, 2019

Director Rodney Lucas reveals the process and thoughts behind his restructuring of Chicago's image in his deeply personal documentary 'Southside Forever'.

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A Heated Argument Leads to Relationship Transgression in Rhianon Jones’ ‘Parker’

Film Festival, Live Action

4th April, 2019

Rhianon Jones tells DN how the transgression of arguments and a short story inspired 'Parker' a film about a couple arguing in a car after a social event

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Lukas Revzin Examines Gay Dating Culture in his One Night Stand Short ‘Fun Only’

Film Festival, Live Action

3rd April, 2019

Director Lukas Revzin joins DN to discuss gay dating culture, developing close relations between actors and shooting his short 'Fun Only' in iPhone ratio.

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Join Three Teenagers on an Evening They’ll Never Forget in Amelia Hashemi’s Short Drama ‘Night Out’

Film Festival, Live Action

2nd April, 2019

DN speaks with Amelia Hashemi at BFI Flare about the shooting logistics of a nightclub, difficulties with the casting process, and clever camera tricks.

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Ali Kurr Channels the Aesthetic of Andrea Arnold in Her Relationship Drama ‘Sparrow’

Film Festival, Live Action

1st April, 2019

DN spoke to music video director Ali Kurr at the BFI Flare festival about her new short film 'Sparrow' and transition into narrative work.

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A Roundup of BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019

Film Festival

1st April, 2019

DN rounds up another year of BFI Flare London, offering highlights from the shorts and features that were screened at this year's festival.

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Rosie Westhoff Shines a Light on Bisexual Freedom in Road Trip Short ‘Treacle’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th March, 2019

DN speaks with Rosie Westhoff at BFI Flare 2019 about the casting process and developing relationships between actors in her road trip short 'Treacle'.

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