Documentary Category

WeAreDN // Lockdown: Family Friction

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

5th April, 2020

We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with 'Family Friction' - a collection of short films with family at their core.

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Nickolas Duarte Unearths the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in Surprising Documentary Short ‘Jay’

Documentary

20th March, 2020

Director Nickolas Duarte unravels the 5 year journey behind his surprising glimpse into the extraordinary life of an abstract artist with an abstract past.

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Tragedy Is Transformed Into a Jubilant Celebration of Music in Jess Colquhoun’s ‘Sundays at the Triple Nickel’

Documentary, Music

16th March, 2020

Jess Colquhoun discusses capturing the power of music as a healing force in her evocative doc about a mother's weekly jazz concert tributes to her son.

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An Artist’s Unconditional Love for Surfing Is Tested in Geoffroy Dubreuil’s Documentary Short ‘Nowavephobia’

Documentary

3rd March, 2020

Geoffroy Dubreuil joins DN to share the inspiration behind his portrait of artist and surfer Yoon Duck Kim and his self created disease 'Nowavephobia'.

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Andrey Gryazev Channels Russian Anger With Putin Into Blistering Found-Footage Documentary ‘The Foundation Pit’

Documentary, Film Festival

1st March, 2020

We sat down with director Andrey Gryazev to discuss his found-footage documentary 'The Foundation Pit' — a blistering state-of-the-nation address.

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Matias Bolla Provides a Glimpse Into the Lives of Isolated Patagonian Gauchos in Enthralling Doc ‘Campesinos’

Documentary, Premiere

26th February, 2020

DN speaks with documentarian Matias Bolla about 'Campesinos' his film about the lives of Chilean gauchos, and their journey of tradition and endurance.

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Jia Zhang-Ke Returns to His Hometown of Fenyang for Chinese History Doc ‘Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue’

Documentary, Film Festival

24th February, 2020

DN spoke to legendary director Jia Zhang-ke at Belinale 2020 about returning to his hometown of Fenyang for new doc 'Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue'.

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Art Duo HOVVER’s Immersive Installations Are Illuminated in Alex Ramsey’s Doc ‘Tracing Light’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

19th February, 2020

Alex Ramsey illuminates the process of New York-based Art duo HOVVER and their diligently creative installations in documentary short 'Tracing Light'.

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Scott Perry Illustrates the Power of Heroes to Pave the Way in Inspirational Nike Spot ‘Queens Lead’

Documentary

18th February, 2020

Scott Perry walks DN through inspirational Nike spot 'Queens Lead' - an exhilarating illustration of how personal heroes pave the way for future Queens.

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Giulia Gandini Provides an Alternative Perspective of Homelessness in Her Innovative Doc ‘Home Stream’

Documentary

12th February, 2020

Giulia Gandini tells DN how she created 'Home Stream' an authentic first-hand portrayal of homelessness in London shot by a woman experiencing it.

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Mirza Ramic Embarks on Journey of Remembrance and Healing Through Music in Post-War Documentary ‘To Tell A Ghost’

Documentary, Premiere

11th February, 2020

Directors Chris Piotrowicz, Stefan Ehrhardt and musician Mirza Ramic join us to discuss their collaboration on personal post-war doc 'To Tell A Ghost'.

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Jonathan Bregel Tracks the World’s Largest Annual Human Migration in Short Doc ‘Chunyun’

Documentary

10th February, 2020

Jonathan Bregel reveals the minimalist approach he took when creating documentary short 'Chunyun', a film about the world's largest annual human migration

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