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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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Jeremy Merrifield Questions Our Outdated Modes of Masculinity in Coming of Age Superhero Origin Short ‘Balloon’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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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 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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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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Savannah Magruder Provides a Much Needed Female Perspective on Sex and Pleasure in ‘Debbie Does Dilators’

Live Action, Premiere

29th October, 2019

A porn set PA attempts to navigate sexual encounters while struggling to overcome vaginismus in Savannah Magruder's 'Debbie Does Dilators'.

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An All-Female Gang Pick the Wrong Girl to Terrorise in James Chappell’s Horror Short ‘Proceeds of Crime’

Live Action

24th October, 2019

DN chats with James Chappell to discover how Venezuela's Piranha hair attacks and Berlin’s techno style helped inspire horror short 'Proceeds of Crime'.

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Wolf

Asides, Music

23rd October, 2019

Two friends flee a volatile past in search of the chance for a brighter future free from the scars of their upbringing in Elliott Gonzo's 'Wolf'.

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The Consequences of a Long-Buried Truth Boil to the Surface in Summer Agnew’s New Zealand Thriller ‘The Brother’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd October, 2019

Writer/director Summer Agnew reveals why he embraced an anti-narrative structure for his bristling thriller about buried anger & resentment 'The Brother'.

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A Woman Falls into a Fantastical World After the Loss of Her Child in Haolu Wang’s ‘The Pregnant Ground’

Live Action

18th October, 2019

We speak to NFTS graduate Haolu Wang about anchoring magical realism with a grounded psychological journey of trauma and loss in 'The Pregnant Ground'.

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