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A Woman Is Forced to Confront Her Inner Child in Cat Ventura’s Surprising Comedy ‘Holly Goes to Therapy’

Live Action, Premiere

15th October, 2019

"My biggest goal was the pace leading up to the reveal" A woman endures an unconventional therapy session in Cat Ventura's 'Holly Goes to Therapy'.

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The Fraternal Bond of Two Young Orphans Is Threatened in Amartei Armar’s Ghanaian Coming of Age Short ‘Vagabonds’

Live Action, Premiere

4th October, 2019

Writer/Director Amartei Armar tells DN why he wants to reframe audience responses to African narratives with his Ghanaian coming of age drama 'Vagabonds'.

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Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen Recounts a Determined Journey of Perseverance in Migrant Period Drama ‘Part of Society’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd October, 2019

Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen tells DN how he collaborated with Mino Denmark to raise awareness of Denmark's ethnic migrants in period drama 'Part of Society'.

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Graham Hill Explores the Ties That Bind Male Relationships in Short Drama ‘The Dry Line’

Live Action, Premiere

30th September, 2019

A friendship between two musicians is tested when career ambitions come to fruition in Graham Hill's short male relationship drama 'The Dry Line'.

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A Man Struggles to Cope with the Loss of His Lover in Tom Streller’s Eerie Short ‘Rosa’

Live Action, Premiere

27th September, 2019

Tom Streller discusses the struggles of confidence and production which almost prevented his meditative debut short 'Rosa' from seeing the light of day.

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“I Feel like I Made the Film I Wanted to Make” Dee Meaden Talks ‘Some Things Mean Something’

Live Action, Premiere

26th September, 2019

We speak to Dee Meaden about the dramatic importance of the small moment coupled with an unhurried editing style in short 'Some Things Mean Something'.

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Michael Medoway Takes Us on a Visceral Journey Through the Tragedies & Triumphs of World Champion Boxer ‘El Gallo’

Documentary, Premiere

24th September, 2019

Michael Medoway reveals how he juxtaposed the challenges of the past and the present to reveal the tenacity of Mexican boxing champion 'El Gallo'.

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A Gang of Urban Witches Find New Blood in Merlin Camozzi’s Cult Horror ‘This Must Be the Place’

Live Action, Premiere

20th September, 2019

Director Merlin Camozzi speaks to DN about manifesting a high-concept fantasy film on a micro-budget in cult horror short 'This Must Be The Place'.

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Five Participants Undergo a Not so Simple Test of Conformity in Theo Gee & Ian Bousher’s Dark Comedy ‘Aping’

Live Action, Premiere

18th September, 2019

A man undergoing a conformity test decides to give the researchers exactly what they want in Theo Gee and Ian Bousher's pitch dark comedy 'Aping'.

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Vincent René-Lortie Pays Honour to the Cherished Memory of a Dying Father in Diamondstein’s ‘Antique Stores’

Music, Premiere

17th September, 2019

Vincent René-Lortie and Diamondstein explain the intentions which underpinned the emotional resonance of their new music video 'Antique Stores'.

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A Family Recall the Uncanny Tale of a Mother and the Ghost of Her Son in Christian Einshøj’s ‘Haunted’

Documentary, Premiere

16th September, 2019

Christian Einshøj tells DN how he extensively edited his short documentary 'Haunted' to most truthfully tell the story of his family's greatest loss.

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Emily Dynes Traverses the Intersection of Intimacy & Trauma in Her Moving Dance Short ‘Slowly’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

13th September, 2019

Emily Dynes tells DN how she worked with her actors and choreographer to develop the intimate movements required for her intense dance short 'Slowly'.

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