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The Tensions Between Religion and Rebellion Ignite in Taisia Deeva’s Generational Clash Music Video ‘Zver’

Music

23rd April, 2020

Taisia Deeva talks to DN about pitting religion against freedom of expression in her fractious generational battle music video for Dynoro track 'Zver'.

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HOSH & 1979: Midnight (The Hanging Tree) Feat. Jalja

Asides, Music

21st April, 2020

Erlendur Sveinsson hits the road for the post apocalyptic story of a woman desperately trying to outrun a violent storm in order to deliver a vaccine.

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A Young Female Weightlifter Finds an Unexpected Source of Support in Johnson Cheng’s Sports Drama ‘Iron Hands’

Live Action

20th April, 2020

Johnson Cheng joins us with 'Iron Hands', his short about a 12-year-old girl's bid to join a typically all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team.

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A Loner Resurrects His Dead Cat With the Help of a Mysterious Taxidermist in Irreverent Dark Comedy ‘Dead Animals’

Live Action, Premiere

14th April, 2020

David Oesch and Remo Rickenbacher discuss unconditional pet love, unorthodox taxidermy and the absurd consequences of grief in dark comedy 'Dead Animals'.

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An Isolated Group of Privileged Teens Weather a World Ending Virus in Jakob Rørvik’s ‘Apocalypse Norway’

Live Action

13th April, 2020

DN speaks to Jakob Rørvik about his eerily prescient short which views an end of the world virus through the eyes of a group of Norwegian teenagers.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Feral

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

12th April, 2020

This week’s WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts demonstrate what can happen when we give full rein to our animal instincts and embrace our 'Feral' natures.

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Vagabon Grapples With the Primal Forces of Nature in Maegan Houang’s Sumptuous Music Video ‘In a Bind’

Music

9th April, 2020

Maegan Houang tells DN how she used rear projection and practical effects to conjure up the primal forces of nature for exquisite music video 'In a Bind'.

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Nina Meredith Explores African-American Culture & History Within the LA Skate Scene in ‘The Legacy Rides On’

Documentary

8th April, 2020

We speak to filmmaker Nina Meredith about creating an intimate and poetic portrait of iconic LA based roller skater Quest Love in 'The Legacy Rides On'.

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An Iraqi Marsh-Arab Confronts His New Existence as a Relic of the Past in Ivan Olita’s ‘The Last Singer’

Documentary

7th April, 2020

Ivan Olita returns to DN with 'The Last Singer' a documentary exploration of the friction between long-held traditions and social identity of the present.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Family Friction

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

5th April, 2020

We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with 'Family Friction' - a collection of short films with family at their core.

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Men

Art & Fashion, Asides

3rd April, 2020

Hanna Brotherus asks what it means to be a man in dance piece 'Men' - an experimental project which deployed the power and intimacy of touch.

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Learn How Lorcan Finnegan Trapped Us in the Horror of Suburbia for Disturbing Sci-Fi Thriller ‘VIVARIUM’

Live Action

26th March, 2020

Director Lorcan Finnegan returns to DN for an extensive discussion about creating the disturbing (un)reality of his feature sci-fi thriller 'VIVARIUM'.

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