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Corentin Leroux’s ‘Grenadine’ Drops Us Into the Stark World of Young Brothers Forced to Fend for Themselves

Live Action, Premiere

27th October, 2020

Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.

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Juan Manuel Pinzón Challenges Conventions of the Hell Hath No Fury Adage in Love & Vengeance Micro Short ‘Mist’

Live Action

6th October, 2020

We speak to Juan Manuel Pinzón about subverting heteronormative conventions in 'Mist' a brief yet powerfully devastating depiction of destructive jealousy.

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An Isolated Woman Finds Renewed Purpose in a Post-Apocalyptic World in Steve Squall’s Sci-FI Odyssey ‘Mujō’

Live Action

18th September, 2020

Steve Squall takes us through the first instalment of serial sci-fi odyssey 'Mujō', the story of a woman's isolated existence in a post-apocalyptic world.

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Pedro and James Confront Collective Fears of the Covid Crisis in Powerfully Personal Yet Global Doc ‘Pandemic’

Documentary

25th August, 2020

Pedro and James discuss capturing the realities of the Covid crisis in a global doc which feels expansive, intimately personal and ultimately hopeful.

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Harvey Eaton Unveils the Globe-Trotting Richness of a Life Well Lived in Beauteous Short ‘Bet on Yourself’

Documentary, Premiere

17th August, 2020

Harvey Eaton draws from an almost bottomless well of enthralling anecdotes after stumbling across one of life's rich characters in 'Bet on Yourself'.

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Mike Lars White Explores a Peculiar Friendship in Witty Road Trip Comedy ‘The Rick and Stanley Show’

Live Action, Premiere

12th August, 2020

We hit the road with director Mike Lars White and a pair of unlikely friends in his poignant and witty conversation comedy 'The Rick and Stanley Show'.

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A Rare Treasure Is Unearthed in Jonathan May’s Back of Beyond Documentary ‘Rear View Mirror’

Documentary

21st July, 2020

Jonathan May showcases the unique and inspiring characters who find a sense of belonging in one of Australia's most remote towns in 'Rear View Mirror'.

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Jesse Lewis-Reece Reflects on the Perils of Obsession in His Short ‘Eyelash’

Asides, Live Action

17th July, 2020

Jesse Lewis-Reece's 'Eyelash' explores the pitfalls of obsession through the intimate portrayal of a couple's budding relationship and it's eventual ruin.

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Idris Fassasi Forces Us to Ponder Our Prejudices With a Twist on a Classic Text in ‘SHE’

Art & Fashion

15th July, 2020

Director Idris Fassisi talks to DN about his Shakespeare inspired short 'SHE' and how his chosen themes perfectly reflected our turbulent times.

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Matt Hopkins Curates the Everyday Experiences of Lockdown in Touching Doc ‘A Bright Warm Day in May’

Documentary

13th July, 2020

Matt Hopkins returns for a chat about his photo essay style doc which portrays the daily realities of life in lockdown through the art of conversation.

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Medet Shayakhmetov Brings to Life the Twisted Morality of Addiction in Scriptonite Music Video ‘Kolesa’

Music

18th June, 2020

Medet Shayakhmetov discloses the intricacies and subtle touches in his surreal music video for Scriptonite track 'Kolesa'.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: It’s a Date

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

24th May, 2020

This week our WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts bring alive the world of dating and the unpredictable situations which can arise when we put ourselves out there.

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