Documentary Category

Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann Examine Family Life Outside Society in Fuerteventura Documentary ‘Omogeneo’

Documentary

25th June, 2019

Jan Eric Huehn & Alex Schuchmann tell DN how they shot short doc 'Omogeneo' capturing the unique way of life of a family on the fringes of society.

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Andree Ljutica Introduces Us to ‘Jane Love’ a Motorcycle Obsessed Young Woman Who Left Convention in the Dust

Documentary

18th June, 2019

Andree Ljutica reveals how the unbridled spirit of NY motorcyclist Jane Love inspired and shaped his poetically fluid doc short about female power.

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Visitor Capture a Female Sumo Wrestler’s Indomitable Will to Succeed in Music Video Doc ‘Resolution’

Documentary, Music

31st May, 2019

Visitor take DN behind the scenes of Safia music video doc 'Resolution', their stirring profile of a female sumo wrestler's indomitable will to succeed.

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Kristian Melom Conveys the Power of the Written Word in Lyrical Jason Reynolds Portrait Doc ‘Dear, Dreamer’

Documentary

28th May, 2019

Kristian Melom tells DN about making the cerebral visual in his lyrical portrait of New York Times Best-Selling author Jason Reynolds, 'Dear, Dreamer'.

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Tanmay Chowdhary Explores the Relationship Between Two Young Women in Hybrid Narrative-Doc ‘Color of November’

Documentary, Live Action, Premiere

28th May, 2019

Tanmay Chowdhary discusses the unconventional approach of hybrid narrative-doc 'Color of November', a portrait of the relationship between two young women

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A Stuntman Gets His Time in the Spotlight in E.J. Mcleavey-Fisher’s Underdog Doc ‘The Guy: The Brian Donahue Story’

Documentary

22nd May, 2019

Filmmaker E.J. McLeavey-Fisher discusses how the underdog story of a veteran stuntman inspired him to reimagine his approach to documentary filmmaking.

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A Constant Companion Bares Witness to the Milestones of a Man’s Life in Skyler Fulton’s ‘A Good Watch’

Documentary, Premiere

21st May, 2019

Skyler Fulton tells DN how he traced the significant moments of his father’s life as witnessed by his trusty timepiece for Casio spec ad 'A Good Watch'.

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Marvel at the Living Art of Catalonia’s Mesmerising Human Towers in Autobahn Documentary ‘Castells’

Documentary

9th May, 2019

Pedro and James reveal how they documented the characters and communities behind the Catalan tradition of human towers in captivating short 'Castells'.

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A Disturbing Lateral Thinking Puzzle Takes Centre Stage in Winnie Cheung’s Entertaining New Animated Doc ‘Albatross Soup’

Animation, Documentary

1st May, 2019

Fresh from playing the Sundance & GLAS film festivals in 2019, Winnie Cheung joins Directors Notes to discuss psychedelic animated doc 'Albatross Soup'.

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Dancer Sakeema Finds Truth & Understanding Through Movement in Bertil Nilsson’s Portrait Series ‘Figures’

Documentary, Premiere

30th April, 2019

Bertil Nilsson tells DN how he embraced spontaneity in order to explore the duality of home for young queer dancer Sakeema in doc portrait 'Figure 2'.

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Andrew Litten Captures How the 10 New Artists on Pusha T’s ‘1800 Seconds’ Album “Made It Count”

Documentary, Music

24th April, 2019

Andrew Litten tells DN how he deployed a mix of shooting formats to document how the 10 new artists on Pusha T's '1800 Seconds' album "made it count".

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Zoomer’s Treasures ‘Shooting It All To Hell’

Asides, Documentary

22nd April, 2019

Sam Huntley's ‘Shooting It All To Hell’, provides a rip-roaring intro to the eccentric owner of rural Kansas roadside curiosity store Zoomer’s

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