Documentary Category

Tam Tam – Outside the Lines

Documentary

13th December, 2018

Greg Hackett explores the meaning of 'identity' for an Italian youth basketball team of immigrant children in short doc 'Tam Tam – Outside the Lines'.

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Underwater Dancer Julie Gautier Goes in Search of What’s Hidden in Shern Sharma’s Lyrical Documentary ‘Xibalba’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

6th December, 2018

Shern Sharma joins us to discuss besting the challenges of underwater filming and Mexico's weather for his lyrical Julie Gautier documentary 'Xibalba'.

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Jonny Look Goes in Search of the Perfect Sound in Absurd Fruit Bats Documentary ‘Getting In A Van Again’

Documentary, Music

6th December, 2018

Jonny Look tells DN how he documented Fruit Bat's Eric D. Johnson's absurd quest to create a song infused with real emotions in 'Getting In A Van Again'.

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See How Technology Is Helping to Turn the Tables on Illegal Hunters in Ben Falk’s ‘Hunting the Poachers’

Documentary

4th December, 2018

Ben Falk talks to DN about the challenges of capturing the important conservation work of Kenya’s Masai Mara Rangers in doc short 'Hunting the Poachers'.

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If You Knew

Asides, Documentary

29th November, 2018

Stroma Cairns' 'If You Knew' documents the fraternal bond between a pair of hearing impaired teenage twins as they put recent differences behind them.

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Adi Halfin Reveals How India’s First Female Pro Skateborder Atita Verghese Is Fighting Outmoded Gender Roles

Documentary

27th November, 2018

In her inspiring profile doc for Toyota Adi Halfin reveals how India’s first female pro skateboarder Atita Verghese is fighting outmoded gender roles.

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Ivan Olita Unveils the Esoteric Life of a Spiritual Community of Deep Thinkers in ‘Time Machine’

Documentary

26th November, 2018

We talk to director Ivan Olita about revealing the remarkable esoteric life of a spiritual community of deep thinkers in short documentary 'Time Machine'.

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“We Were Not The Part”: Pondering the Importance of The Go-Betweens

Documentary

23rd November, 2018

Neil Fox ponders the legacy of seminal Australian indie rock band The Go-Betweens as presented through the lens of Kriv Stenders' new feature documentary.

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LGBTQ+ Learning Disabled Artist Matthew Kennedy Shares His Exploration of Identity Through Film

Animation, Documentary

21st November, 2018

Director Matthew Kennedy discusses being a spokesperson for the LGBTQ+ learning disabled community and how he explores his identity through film.

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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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