Film Festival Category

Leo Mccarey Meets Tsai Ming-Liang in Bryce Richardson’s Debut New York Feature ‘I Want More, I Want Less’

Film Festival, Live Action

9th September, 2021

Bryce Richardson chats to DN about combining East and West in his debut drama feature, a film rooted in a spirit of collaboration and improvisation.

Read more

Ten Must-See Shorts to Stream at Encounters Film Festival 2021

Film Festival

8th September, 2021

DN narrows down the impressive 150 film lineup streaming at Encounters Film Festival 2021 this year into a list of ten recommended must-sees.

Read more

Reading & Leeds 2021 Cinema Tent Shorts…It’s Good to be Back

Film Festival

26th August, 2021

A time honoured tradition DN re-emerges into the world for our Cinema Tent shorts programme, screening live at the Reading & Leeds festivals this weekend.

Read more

The Best Films at the British Shorts Film Festival 2021

Film Festival

4th August, 2021

A panoramic portrait of a nation in turmoil these 10 British Shorts Fest 2021 films show our nation's ability to acerbically diagnose our deepest problems.

Read more

10 of the Best From the Berlin Music Video Awards

Film Festival, Music

25th June, 2021

The Berlin Music Video Awards is Europe's biggest festival for music promos. We have the lowdown on the ten most dazzling videos from the 2021 lineup.

Read more

Ten Remarkable Animated Shorts From Annecy 2021

Film Festival

18th June, 2021

A spectacular showcase highlighting the breadth of the animated form - DN lauds ten stand-out animated shorts playing Annecy 2021.

Read more

The Best Short Films of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021

Documentary, Film Festival

11th June, 2021

Doc/Fest's brave curation of intimate shorts shows off the incredible possibilities inherent within the documentary form. Here are DN's favourite 10 picks.

Read more

Ten Picks From The Shortest Nights 2021

Film Festival

28th May, 2021

An uplifting celebration of the best in British shorts - DN covers this year's The Shortest Nights festival offering a selection of ten must-see films.

Read more

10 Must-Watch Shorts From the National Film and Television School’s 2021 Graduate Showcase

Film Festival

18th May, 2021

From colourful claymations to gothic dramas, DN recommends ten shorts to catch at the National Film and Television School's 2021 Graduate Showcase.

Read more

A Contemporary Narrative on the African Diaspora Shines Through a Tale of Redemption in Ivan Herrera’s ‘Bantú Mama’

Film Festival, Live Action

7th April, 2021

We talk to Ivan Herrera about working with young non-professionals, shooting on a single lens & rejecting the lazy trap of porno-poverty in 'Bantú Mama'.

Read more

10 Essential Short Films to Stream at GLAS Animation 2021

Animation, Film Festival

2nd April, 2021

DN delivers a recommended selection of ten cutting-edge animated shorts available to stream online at GLAS Animation 2021.

Read more

A Rambunctious Portrayal of a Surprise Pregnancy Jumps from Page to Screen in Yngvild Sve Flikke’s ‘Ninjababy’

Film Festival, Live Action

31st March, 2021

Yngvild Sve Flikke discusses walking the fine line between humour and causing offence in her offbeat SXSW winning unwanted pregnancy feature 'Ninjababy'.

Read more