Documentary Category

Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski Recreate the Thrill of Live Music in Stop-Motion Concert Short ‘Alok Memories’

Animation, Documentary

2nd October, 2020

Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski tell DN how they mined 30 TB of material to recreate the thrill of live music in stop-motion concert short 'Alok Memories'.

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How James Kicklighter Captured Trans Opera Singer Lucia Lucas’ Historic Tulsa Performance in ‘The Sound of Identity’

Documentary, Music

7th September, 2020

We speak to James Kicklighter about documenting the boundary breaking performance of transgender opera singer Lucia Lucas in 'The Sound of Identity'.

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Jonny White Shifts Visual Representations of Vulnerable Masculinity in Personal Doc ‘The Voices of Men’

Documentary

31st August, 2020

Jonny White aims to alter prejudices in his short doc 'The Voices of Men' which sees a rare vulnerability from the perspective of anonymous male voices.

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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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Charlie Watts Archives the Personal Effect of Lockdown in the UK for His Pandemic Documentary ‘Distant Future’

Documentary

19th August, 2020

Charlie Watts hits the UK streets to detail how life under lockdown has affected the local residents of his community for pandemic doc 'Distant Future'.

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Edy Recendez Traces the Origins of Dance Back to Its African Roots in Celebratory Short ‘Movement for Change’

Documentary

18th August, 2020

Celebrating that much of today's dance originated in Africa, Edy Recendez's 'Movement of Change' offers up the hope of greater cultural understanding.

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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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Jessie Ayles on Empowering Disadvantaged Women Through Storytelling in South African Surf Doc ‘Waves’

Documentary

14th August, 2020

Shot in the notorious Lavender Hill district of Cape Town, Jessie Ayles' Waves' is a remarkable story of three young girls who find solace in surfing.

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‘Gwen’ Director William Mcgregor Chronicles the Fight for Survival of an Ancestral Farm in ‘The Beekeeper’

Documentary

5th August, 2020

William McGregor discusses his new doc 'The Beekeeper' and returning to short form storytelling after the success of his debut feature 'Gwen'.

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Louis Leblique Unearths CB Radio to Examine the Connection Between Anonymous Strangers in ‘Life on Air’

Documentary, Premiere

23rd July, 2020

Louis Leblique's 'Life on Air' sees the resurrection of CB Radio for a documentary on anonymous human connection via the world's first social media.

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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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Adi Halfin Blends Dance and Documentary to Reveal the Turmoil of Romance in Music Video ‘Lost Horse’

Documentary, Music

20th July, 2020

A dancer-choreographer duo, and real-life couple, document their romance in lockdown for Adi Halfin's remotely-created music video 'Lost Horse'.

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