Documentary Category

Maura Morales Returns to Cuba for an Exploration of Love, Art & Home in Grosse 8’s Hybrid Dance/Doc ‘Maura’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

9th November, 2018

Manfred Borsch & Jacqueline Hochmuth talk to DN about creating a hybrid doc/dance film for dancer Maura Morales' exploration of love, art and home.

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Emily Sheskin Introduces Us to ‘Jesszilla’ – A Ten Year Old Girl With an Unquenchable Passion for the Ring

Documentary

7th November, 2018

In 'JessZilla' director Emily Sheskin introduces us to future fighting star Jesselyn Silva, a ten-year-old girl with an unquenchable passion for the ring.

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London Film Festival 2018: The 12 Best Short Films

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

26th October, 2018

From a city tour through an Online-Shooter to a powerful narrative set inside a lingerie fitting room - these are the best short films of LFF 2018.

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A Roundup of the 62nd London Film Festival

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

26th October, 2018

Director Alex Barrett runs through the highlights of his 53 film strong London Film Festival viewing experience, from new gems to unearthed classics.

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DN360: London Film Festival 2018 – Female Filmmaker Panel

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

25th October, 2018

LFF Female Filmmaker panellists discuss the gender barriers they overcame to make their films and strategies to level the filmmaking playing field for all.

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Mohammed Hammad Explores the Influence of Police Intervention on Native American Lives in ‘American Arithmetic’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

22nd October, 2018

DN talks to Mohammed Hammad about his intimate look at a community of Native American organizers reclaiming land & culture in the face of police violence.

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Derby Kiss

Asides, Documentary

22nd October, 2018

Fanny Hoetzeneder celebrates the beautiful and brutal nature of the London Rollergirls' battle bruises in empowering Random Acts doc short 'Derby Kiss'.

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Arthur Valverde Ventures Into the Pulsating Heart of Berlin’s Techno Community in ‘Rave’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Music, Premiere

16th October, 2018

A girl takes a contemplative journey into the pulsating heart of Berlin's techno community in Arthur Valverde's doc collaboration with Nakt 'Rave'.

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Meet the 960-Pound Elvis Impersonator Who Believes He’s the King’s Secret Love Child in Paul Stone’s ‘Big Elvis’

Documentary, Music

3rd October, 2018

Paul Stone delves into the incredible life of a 960-pound Elvis impersonator who is convinced he’s the secret love child of the King in 'Big Elvis'.

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Jamil & Pat Ask What It Means to Be From Somewhere in Hometown Documentary ‘Fall River’

Documentary

20th September, 2018

Jamil & Pat document the personal story of a family’s tragedy, their once-thriving hometown and how hope can blossom in unexpected places in 'Fall River'.

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Charlie Tyrell Tries to Understand His Emotionally Distant Father in Stop-Motion Doc ‘My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes’

Animation, Documentary

17th September, 2018

DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotionally distant late father in doc 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.

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Robert Knoth & Antoinette de Jong’s Interactive Doc ‘Poppy’ Explores How Drug Money Fuels Global Conflicts

Documentary

13th September, 2018

DN speaks to Robert Knoth about exploring the link between global war & organised drug crime through layered, multifaceted interactive doc 'Poppy'.

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