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DN341: The Day Will Come – Jesper W Nielsen

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

26th October, 2016

Jesper W Nielsen delivers a painfully honest depiction of a Danish orphanage where two brothers try to escape the wrath of their headmaster’s tyranny.

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DN340: On Call – Alice Diop

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

19th October, 2016

Alice Diop's latest documentary seeks to put names and faces to the asylum seekers suffering a life of loneliness and fear as they live in exile in Paris.

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DN339: TOWER – Keith Maitland

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

14th October, 2016

Keith Maitland shares how he combined archival footage & rotoscoped animation to place audiences in the crosshairs of his Texas Tower shooting documentary.

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DN338: Sheep & Sibling Strife – Grimur Hakonarson on his Cannes Winning Feature ‘Rams’

Live Action, Podcasts

8th June, 2016

A film filled with deep humour and an even deeper humanity, DN sits down with Icelandic Director Grimur Hakonarson to discuss his Un Certain Regard winning

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DN337: Jaco Van Dormael Preaches the Gospel According to God’s Daughter in ‘The Brand New Testament’

Live Action, Podcasts

15th April, 2016

Award winning Director Jaco Van Dormael joins DN to discuss why his irreverent forth feature ’The Brand New Testament‘ isn't about religion.

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DN336: Asaf Korman Delves into the Heart of Unhealthy Symbiotic Relationships in Sibling Drama ‘Next to Her’

Live Action, Podcasts

10th March, 2016

Israeli director Asaf Korman joins us on the podcast with feature debut ‘Next to Her’, an intimate and very personal look at the themes of co-dependence

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DN335: Hanna Polak Unearths the Treacherous Journey of Life on a Moscow Rubbish Dump in ’Something Better to Come‘

Documentary, Podcasts

23rd February, 2016

Oscar-nominated Director Hanna Polak reveals why she dedicated 14 years of her life to tell the story of Yula, a young girl who grew up on Europe's largest

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DN334: Enduring the Violence of Strangers in Stephen Fingleton’s Dystopian Feature ‘The Survivalist’

Live Action, Podcasts

12th February, 2016

Stephen Fingleton joins DN to discuss the harsh realities of a career in filmmaking and how he created the contained post-apocalyptic world of his debut

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DN333: Passion & Insanity Make for Destructive Bedfellows in Jakob M. Erwa’s Tense Psychodrama ‘Homesick’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

16th December, 2015

"Don’t sit & wait for the chance, do it!" Dir. Jakob M. Erwa shares the rallying cry that powered the production of his psychothriller feature

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DN332: Maya Newell Explores Society’s Reactions to Same-Sex Parenting in ‘Gayby Baby’

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

11th December, 2015

Australian Director Maya Newell discusses her exploration of same-sex parenting in her debut documentary ‘Gayby Baby’.

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DN331: Matt Sobel Takes an Inverted Look at the Coming of Age Story in ‘Take Me To The River’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

30th November, 2015

DN talks to Matt Sobel about his inverted coming of age feature 'Take Me To The River' and discovers how he harnessed the celebrity power of Taylor Swift to

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DN330: Nightmares Become Unreality in AKIZ’s Dark Monster Tale ‘Der Nachtmahr’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

23rd November, 2015

Artist & Director AKIZ shares how he brought realism to his fantastical feature 'Der Nachtmahr' whilst augmenting the film’s abrasive techno soundtrack

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