Documentary Category

A Family Recall the Uncanny Tale of a Mother and the Ghost of Her Son in Christian Einshøj’s ‘Haunted’

Documentary, Premiere

16th September, 2019

Christian Einshøj tells DN how he extensively edited his short documentary 'Haunted' to most truthfully tell the story of his family's greatest loss.

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Paul Hairston Tracks a Fight Club Seeking to End Death in the Streets in ‘Lions in the Corner’

Documentary

11th September, 2019

Paul Hairston's short doc 'Lions in the Corner' follows Streetbeefs, a fight club in Virginia set up to stop the extreme consequences of local violence.

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Artur Zaremba Questions the Pressures of Beauty Standards & Filter Culture in Reclamation of Self Short ‘SKIN’

Documentary, Premiere

9th September, 2019

Artur Zaremba explains why he set out to question how we perceive ourselves and the concept of beauty in the era of mass filtered reality in 'SKIN'.

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Arne Totz Documents the Life of a Legendary Blind Boxer in ‘Dear Enemy: The Journey of Bashir’

Documentary

28th August, 2019

Arne Totz reveals how he created stirring doc 'Dear Enemy: The Journey of Bashir', the story of Bashir Ramathan, a blind boxer from the slums of Uganda.

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Pete Shanel Reaps Wisdom From A Legendary New York Photographer in ‘A Few Days With Jill Freedman’

Documentary

23rd August, 2019

Pete Shanel talks to DN about meeting a legendary New York photographer to tell the story of her life as an artist in 'A Few Days With Jill Freedman'.

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Dan Sadgrove Captures an Ancestral Horse Race Born from Legend in Doc Short ‘S’Ardia é S’Ardia’

Documentary

9th August, 2019

Dan Sadgrove explains how despite solo shooting & navigating a language barrier he was able to capture a thrilling ancestral horse race born from legend.

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Solmund MacPherson Discovers the Intimacy of Consensual Violence in ‘A Short Documentary About People Fighting’

Documentary

1st August, 2019

Solmund MacPherson reveals how curiosity about getting hit in the face led to his intimate brawling film 'A Short Documentary About People Fighting'.

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Inherit The Earth

Asides, Documentary

31st July, 2019

Christian Shultz's doc 'Inherit The Earth' follows teens from Baltimore as they reconcile with the urban poverty which has entrenched their local area.

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Jerry LIU Unravels the Potential of Cryptocurrency Technology in ‘What Is a Blockchain Game?’

Animation, Documentary

12th July, 2019

Motion graphics animator Jerry Liu reveals how emerging technology, video games and cats inspired his lighthearted commentary on blockchain games.

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Ivan Olita Ventures into the Mythical Heart of the World’s Largest Salt Flat in ‘Tears of the Mountain’

Documentary

11th July, 2019

Ivan Olita explains how his fascination with creation stories drew him to make a film in the Uyuni Salt Flats, a place of myth, beauty & enviable energy.

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Bradley Tangonan Tells the Story of a City Reborn Through Its People in Short Doc ‘Forged in Flint’

Documentary

5th July, 2019

Bradley Tangonan speaks to DN about changing the perception of Flint, Michigan, by documenting the stories of its determined entrepreneurs.

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Dumas Haddad Challenges the Societal Stereotypes of Black Male Parenting in Powerful Doc Short ‘Fathers’

Documentary

4th July, 2019

Dumas Haddad discusses the creation of 'Fathers', an insightful documentary look into the emotional and spiritual lives of a group of young black fathers.

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