2nd March, 2020
Ranging from dazzling animation to video game re-appropriations to unique cine-essays — here our some of our favourite films from Berlinale Shorts.
From 'First Cow' to 'The Woman Who Ran' to "Berlin Alexanderplatz' here are ten of our favourite films from this year's Berlinale.
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.
Film Festival, Live Action
28th February, 2020
Srdan Golubović's compelling tale of dogged determination 'Otac' details one man's extraordinary 300km journey on foot to save his family.
26th February, 2020
We speak to Matias Mariani about his debut feature 'Shine Your Eyes', discussing the history of São Paulo, immigrant identity and horse racing betting.
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'.
Film Festival, News
7th February, 2020
Kicking off next week, DN ventures out into the real world for the inaugural edition our new ongoing screening series WeAreDN // Offline.
4th February, 2020
Carlo Chatrian's first outing as the artistic head of the Berlin Film Festival comes with a lot of weight on his shoulders. Here's why we're excited.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Music
3rd January, 2020
Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.
Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts
23rd December, 2019
Lucio Castro joins DN with decade spanning film 'End of the Century' which reunites 2 men for a one night stand whose seeds were sown two decades earlier.
20th December, 2019
Maura Delpero reveals how she built cohesion between the professional, non-professional and child performances needed for her drama debut 'Maternal'.
Animation, Film Festival, Live Action
18th December, 2019
NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.
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