Film Festival Category

BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019: Sign of the Times

Film Festival

19th March, 2019

DN looks ahead to this year's BFI Flare festival, assessing the selection of works being presented and offering suggestions of what to watch.

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And the Shiny Awards 2019 Winners Are…

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

27th February, 2019

DN headed to the bright lights of London to see which eight new and emerging filmmakers would walk away with the coveted Shiny Awards.

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Glimpse the Unseen World of Mysterious Connections in Ollie Verschoyle’s ‘Madeleine’

Film Festival, Live Action, Premiere

22nd February, 2019

DN talks to Ollie Verschoyle about taking up the role of director alongside his cinematographer duties on 'Madeleine' - a story of interconnected clarity.

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DN365: Isabella Eklöf Exposes the Rot Beneath the Glitzy Veneer of Power & Money in Unflinching Debut ‘Holiday’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

30th November, 2018

Isabella Eklöf discusses 'Holiday', her unflinching depiction of the control and sexual violence lurking beneath the glitzy veneer of power and money.

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DN364: Philippe Faucon Contemplates the Loneliness of Economic Migration in French Drama ‘Amin’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

23rd November, 2018

Philippe Faucon discusses the integral role non-actors played in bringing authenticity to his story of economic separation and loneliness, 'Amin'.

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DN363: Sara Colangelo Tracks a Destructive Spiral of Obsession in Feature Thriller ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

15th November, 2018

Sara Colangelo joins us to discuss her process for working with actors, the advantages of a Netflix release and why directing shouldn't be a dictatorship.

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DN362: A Troubled Imposter Tries to Find Her Way Home in Christina Choe’s Psychodrama ‘Nancy’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

8th November, 2018

DN speaks to Christina Choe about her debut psychodrama 'Nancy' and the difficulties of bringing stories led by complex female protagonists to screen.

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DN361: Erik Poppe Forces Us to Experience Norway’s Terror Attack First Hand in One-Shot Feature ‘Utøya – July 22’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd November, 2018

DN speaks to director Erik Poppe about the moral and cinematic considerations which led him to recreate Norway's Utøya tragedy in a gruelling single shot.

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Dan Castro Explains How He Tried to Capture the Feeling of an Anxiety Spiral in ‘Herman Brown is Feeling...

Animation, Film Festival

30th October, 2018

RCA graduate Dan Castro joins us to discuss how "a bit of a mini-breakdown" led him to create his relatable animated short 'Herman Brown is Feeling Down'.

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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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A Roundup of the 62nd London Film Festival

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

26th October, 2018

Director Alex Barrett runs through the highlights of his 53 film strong London Film Festival viewing experience, from new gems to unearthed classics.

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DN360: London Film Festival 2018 – Female Filmmaker Panel

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

25th October, 2018

LFF Female Filmmaker panellists discuss the gender barriers they overcame to make their films and strategies to level the filmmaking playing field for all.

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