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Colin Read’s ‘The Midas Hat’ Showcases the Magic of Match Cuts

Live Action

29th May, 2020

The myth of the Midas Touch is wonderfully repurposed in Colin Read's playful collaboration with experimental Falcon Bowse hat designer Brian Downey.

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Helki Frantzen’s ‘L.A. Roll’ Celebrates the Undervalued Culture of Roller Skating Discos in Los Angeles

Documentary

22nd May, 2020

Helki Frantzen's 'L.A. Roll' doc follows a group of roller skate enthusiasts battling the forces of gentrification as they search for a rink to call home.

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Erin Murray on the Challenges of Choreographing via Zoom for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down’s ‘Phenom’

Music

19th May, 2020

After the physical shoot for Thao & The Get Down Stay Down's 'Phenom' was cancelled Erin S Murray was tasked with recreating the video via Zoom...

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M.P. Wills Delivers a Topsy-Turvy Genre-Bender with Delicious Revenge Flick ‘Blood Orange’

Live Action

13th May, 2020

Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!

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Sean Wang Creates a Moving Portrait of Home in the Poetic Documentary ‘Still Here’

Documentary

8th May, 2020

Sean Wang returns to his grandmother's village in Taiwan to find it mostly abandoned. 'Still Here' is a moving look at those who refuse to leave.

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Charlie Reader’s ‘Everything You Didn’t Say’ Uncovers the Hidden Frustrations Behind All Relationships

Live Action, Premiere

5th May, 2020

From the banal to the profound, 'Everything You Didn't Say' takes a darkly comic look at the difficulties inherent in any faithful relationship.

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The Best Short Films of Berlinale 2020

Film Festival

2nd March, 2020

Ranging from dazzling animation to video game re-appropriations to unique cine-essays — here our some of our favourite films from Berlinale Shorts.

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The Best Feature Films of Berlinale 2020

Film Festival

2nd March, 2020

From 'First Cow' to 'The Woman Who Ran' to "Berlin Alexanderplatz' here are ten of our favourite films from this year's Berlinale.

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Andrey Gryazev Channels Russian Anger With Putin Into Blistering Found-Footage Documentary ‘The Foundation Pit’

Documentary, Film Festival

1st March, 2020

We sat down with director Andrey Gryazev to discuss his found-footage documentary 'The Foundation Pit' — a blistering state-of-the-nation address.

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Srdan Golubović on Creating a Balkan Version of ‘Paris, Texas’ in Devastating Family Separation Drama ‘Otac’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th February, 2020

Srdan Golubović's compelling tale of dogged determination 'Otac' details one man's extraordinary 300km journey on foot to save his family.

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Matias Mariani Creates a Fresh Vision of the São Paulo Immigrant Experience in Debut Feature ‘Shine Your Eyes’

Film Festival, Live Action

26th February, 2020

We speak to Matias Mariani about his debut feature 'Shine Your Eyes', discussing the history of São Paulo, immigrant identity and horse racing betting.

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Jia Zhang-Ke Returns to His Hometown of Fenyang for Chinese History Doc ‘Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue’

Documentary, Film Festival

24th February, 2020

DN spoke to legendary director Jia Zhang-ke at Belinale 2020 about returning to his hometown of Fenyang for new doc 'Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue'.

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