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Gísli Darri Halldórsson Explains How He Found Beauty Within Repetition for Oscar-Nominated Animation ‘Yes-People’

Animation

14th April, 2021

Made over the course of eight years, Gísli Darri Halldórsson's 'Yes-People' is a delightful mosiac of Icelandic life in a sleepy tenement block.

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Elvira Lind’s Oscar-Nominated ‘The Letter Room’ Deftly Illustrates the Messiness of Good Intentions

Live Action

13th April, 2021

We speak to Elvira Lind about casting her partner Oscar Isaac against type in 'The Letter Room' - a bittersweet comedy set in a maximum security prison.

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Craig Range Elegiacally Captures a Dying Way of Rural Life in Meditative Music Video ‘Everything Reminds Me’

Music

9th April, 2021

Craig Range breaks down the process behind his 'Everything Reminds Me' music video - a gorgeous document of rural life on the Saskatchewan prairie.

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Emmanuelle Soffé’s ‘Neo Gender’ Explodes the Gender Binary Through a Stylish Reframing of Classical Art

Art & Fashion

29th March, 2021

Emmanuelle Soffé explains how and why she subverted the roots of gender in Christian-influenced art in the wonderfully inclusive and powerful 'Neo Gender'.

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NONO Deconstructs Conventional Portrayals of Disability with Liberating Dance-Doc ‘Toke’

Documentary

26th March, 2021

NONO tells DN about the lengthy conversational process that shaped 'Toke' — an intimate dance portrait exploring pain, disability and liberation.

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Best Feature Films at SXSW 2021

Film Festival

22nd March, 2021

The features landing at SXSW were a mixed bag of scrappy documentaries and heartfelt debuts — here are ten of our favourite films.

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Tomer Shushan’s ‘White Eye’ is a Piercing Exploration of White Privilege in Israel Told in an Epic One-Shot

Live Action

10th March, 2021

Tomer Shushan discusses investigating the different layers at play in Israeli society through his tense Oscar shortlisted one-take short 'White Eye'.

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The Best Short Films of Berlinale 2021

Film Festival

9th March, 2021

Spanning both the Berlinale shorts and the Forum Expanded section, here is our round-up of the best short films screened at the Berlinale 2021.

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Best Feature Films of Berlinale 2021

Film Festival

8th March, 2021

Featuring famous faces as well as up-and-coming directors to put on your radar these ten Berlinale 2021 features show off the diversity of their curation.

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Marie Mc Court’s ‘I was still there when you left me’ is a Haunting Exploration of Tragedy and Guilt

Live Action

5th March, 2021

Inspired by the societal failures that led to the Grenfell Tower Fire, 'I was still there when you left me' shows off the power of street-casting.

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How Shiny Awards Founder Caroline Bottomley Is Connecting Emerging Film Creatives With Commissioners

Film Festival

19th February, 2021

Caroline Bottomley discusses Shiny Awards' mission of levelling the commissioning playing field for emerging filmmakers who and wherever they are.

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Giulia Achenza Explores the Cyclical Nature of Life in Enigmatic Momoni Fashion Film ‘Fenice’

Art & Fashion

17th February, 2021

Inspired by global events and the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, 'Fenice' director Giulia Achenza explains how she used the fashion film to explore rebirth.

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