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Art & Fashion, Documentary, Music, Premiere

Arthur Valverde Ventures Into the Pulsating Heart of Berlin’s Techno Community in ‘Rave’

A girl takes a contemplative journey into the pulsating heart of Berlin's techno community in Arthur Valverde's doc collaboration with Nakt 'Rave'.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Woman Calls Her Ex-Boyfriend to Account for His Actions in Louisa Fielden’s Unflinching ‘People You May Know’

Louisa Fielden joins DN to discuss unflinching drama 'People You May Know' – a film which sees a woman hold her ex accountable for his past actions.

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Music, Premiere

A Man Ventures Into a Foreign Land to Reclaim His Lost Love in Andrew De Zen’s ‘Places’

Andrew De Zen discusses the logistical joys of taking a crane into the jungle for 'Places', the third & final part of his Alaskan Tapes trilogy of films.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Woman Finds Her True Direction in Albert Choi’s Meditative Reflection on Solitude ‘The Idea of North’

Albert Choi tells DN how he and his team of collaborators mapped out the cinematic journey of their meditative reflection on solitude 'The Idea of North'.

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Art & Fashion, Live Action, Premiere

Experience the Refugee Journey Through Western Eyes in Ty Richardson’s Emotive Short ‘War Poem’

DN speaks to Ty Richardson about creating an empathic, fictionalised version of a refugee crisis as experienced through Western eyes in 'War Poem'.

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Documentary, Music, Premiere

Iqbal Ahmed Pays Homage to the Therapeutic Power of Music in Inspiring Documentary Short ‘Offbeat’

LA-based Writer/Director Iqbal Ahmed takes DN behind the scenes of his inspiring documentary portrait about the therapeutic power of music, ‘Offbeat’.

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Live Action, Premiere

In a Bleak World Devoid of Refuge a Man Tries to Endure in Rafa G. Arroyo’s Post-Apocalyptic Short ‘LOST’

Rafa G. Arroyo’s post-apocalyptic short 'LOST' posits the question of what fuels us to continue the fight for survival in the face of utter despair.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Paranoid Woman Attempts to Unmask Her Boyfriend’s Lover in Matthew Charof’s Psychological Thriller ‘Violet’

Matthew Charof’s 'Violet' sees a paranoid woman straddle the line between reality and fantasy as she attempts to confront her boyfriend’s lover.

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Live Action, Premiere

Past Love Forces an Amateur Pornographer to Reconsider His Life in Stephen Takashima’s ‘Breathing Through Trees’

An amateur pornographer is torn between memories from his past & the fresh new applicant sitting before him in Stephen Takashima’s Breathing Through Trees

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Documentary, Film Festival, Premiere

Unseen Films & Forgotten Cult Classics: Take a Look Inside East London Film Club ‘Deeper Into Movies’

Christopher Rogers’ new documentary unearths the roots and ethos behind Steven T Hanley’s cult East London film club 'Deeper Into Movies'.

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Documentary, Premiere

Paul Nevison Exposes the Cold Cruelty of Ghana’s Modern Day Child Slavery in ‘Lake Volta’

Paul Nevison’s ‘Lake Volta’ provides a harrowing firsthand account of the experience of a young boy sold into slavery on the world’s largest man-made

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Live Action, Premiere

A Boy Fights the Stigma of Cowardice After Refusing an Invitation to Manhood in Phil Giordano’s ‘SUPOT’

DN speaks to director Phil Giordano about drawing on Filipino tradition and besting inaccessible locations for his coming of age short 'SUPOT'.

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