Documentary Category

Shervin Kermani Expresses the Universal Pain of Heartache in His Crushingly Raw Breakup Short ‘The Last Message’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

29th March, 2019

Shervin Kermani talks to DN about transforming personal heartache into universally relatable emotion in devastating breakup short 'The Last Message'.

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Matt Houghton Looks to Take the Very Personal & Make It Universally Relevant in Award-Winning LGBTQ Short ‘Landline’

Documentary

26th March, 2019

Director Matt Houghton explains to DN how he hopes to "draw attention to something often overlooked" with his powerful Film London doc short 'Landline'.

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Charlie Lyne Reexamines an Important Part of LGBT History in Operation Spanner Documentary ‘Lasting Marks’

Documentary, Film Festival

25th March, 2019

Prolific documentary filmmaker Charlie Lyne joins us to discuss the creative & researched-based process behind his Operation Spanner doc 'Lasting Marks'.

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Henceforth

Asides, Documentary

11th March, 2019

Charlene Jones’ emotionally raw doc 'Henceforth' features a frank conversation between 3 siblings about the process of mourning the death of their

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Tungrus

Asides, Documentary

5th March, 2019

Rishi Chandna’s delightful doc 'Tungrus' captures the life of a domineering pet rooster who terrorises a Mumbai family in their cramped suburban apartment

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Eric Faden Opens Our Eyes to the Narrative Possibilities of Cinematic Blindness in Video Essay ‘Visual Disturbances’

Documentary

19th February, 2019

Eric Faden discusses exploring the hidden film style of “the invisible cinema” deployed by Tati & Haneke in his video essay 'Visual Disturbances'.

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Anne Hollowday Explores Women’s Experiences of Objectification in Provocative Metaphor Doc ‘Bird Watching’

Documentary

15th February, 2019

DN caught up with director Anne Hollowday to discuss 'Bird Watching', her provocative examination of how women are seen and objectified in modern society.

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Photographer Driely “D” Carter Reflects on Her Work, Drive & Demons in Nina Meredith’s ‘Friendly Ghosts’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

13th February, 2019

Filmmaker Nina Meredith tells DN how she captured the ethos, aesthetic and demons of lauded self-made photographer Driely “D” Carter in 'Friendly

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Good Medicine

Asides, Documentary

8th February, 2019

Jackson Tisi explores how the youth and elders of the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes find peace and healing through skateboarding and tradition.

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Body Language: Painful Sex

Asides, Documentary

6th February, 2019

Sindha Agha inventively tells the story of a woman who spends years having the pain she experiences during sex dismissed by doctors in 'Painful Sex'.

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David Findlay Captures the Frenetic Life of an Olympic Middle Distance Runner in Asics’ Documentary ’72 Hours’

Documentary, Premiere

29th January, 2019

David Findlay’s frenetic Asics' doc '72 Hours' provides a glimpse into a normal weekend for Olympic middle-distance runner Charles Philibert-Thiboutot.

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Alex Vivian Shines a Light on Rising Hong Kong Female Basketball Star Cheuk Ting in ‘Emergence’

Documentary

23rd January, 2019

DN speaks to Alex Vivian about growing up in Hong Kong, not conforming to the traditional documentary formula, and using colour in short doc 'Emergence'.

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