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Jesse Lewis-Reece Reflects on the Perils of Obsession in His Short ‘Eyelash’

Asides, Live Action

17th July, 2020

Jesse Lewis-Reece's 'Eyelash' explores the pitfalls of obsession through the intimate portrayal of a couple's budding relationship and it's eventual ruin.

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Ben Dean on Filming the Variety of Quarantine Experiences in his Diverse ‘Shelter in Place’ Dance Video Series

Music

16th July, 2020

Ben Dean shares his experience making music video series 'Shelter in Place', 7 diverse one-shot dance films that explore the range of emotions in lockdown.

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Idris Fassasi Forces Us to Ponder Our Prejudices With a Twist on a Classic Text in ‘SHE’

Art & Fashion

15th July, 2020

Director Idris Fassisi talks to DN about his Shakespeare inspired short 'SHE' and how his chosen themes perfectly reflected our turbulent times.

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Marcus McDougald’s ‘Rhythm of the Game’ Explores the Link Between Bob Marley and the Beautiful Game

Documentary, Music

14th July, 2020

When Bob Marley was buried, he was left with his guitar, weed, and a football. 'Rhythm of the Game' elegantly explores his connection to the third.

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Matt Hopkins Curates the Everyday Experiences of Lockdown in Touching Doc ‘A Bright Warm Day in May’

Documentary

13th July, 2020

Matt Hopkins returns for a chat about his photo essay style doc which portrays the daily realities of life in lockdown through the art of conversation.

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Toby Morris Kickflips Into the Outer Cosmos for His Experimental Narrative Short ‘Space: A Skate Odyssey’

Live Action

10th July, 2020

Toby Morris combines retro 60s archival footage with a repressed skateboarding housewife for his new experimental short 'Space: A Skate Odyssey'.

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The Gasser Brothers on Creating a New Type of Music Film with ‘Eclipse’

Art & Fashion

9th July, 2020

Blending the music video form with stock footage, desert scenes with Yoruban voiceover, the Gasser Brothers' 'Eclipse' is a heady audiovisual experiment.

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Rival Gang Members Come Together for a High-Stakes Game of Basketball in Adam Palmer’s Formally Striking ‘Judas’

Live Action, Premiere

8th July, 2020

A basketball game between rival gang members is caught in deeply expressive wide-screen in Adam Palmer's 'Judas'. We talked to him about his unique vision!

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Bailey Tom Bailey Turns Convid-19 Concerns Into Perfectly Pitched Dark Comedy in ‘Dead Dad’

Live Action

7th July, 2020

Bailey Tom Bailey tells us how he kept it in the family for 'Dead Dad' his lockdown shot horror/comedy about a family struggling to let go of a loved one.

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Joe Mischo Pursues a Loner’s Sadistic Purification Ritual in Disturbing Music Video ‘Human Killer’

Music

6th July, 2020

Director Joe Mischo and Cinematographer Nick Matthews discuss the stylish execution of their dark ritual music video for Sour Face's 'Human Killer'.

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A Young Russian Girl Plays Translator at Her Parent-Teacher Conference in Gosha Shapiro’s Drama ‘Lena’

Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Gosha Shapiro reveals how he exposed the emotional and psychological struggles of the immigrant experience in his parent-teacher drama 'Lena'.

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The Best Short Films of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Sheffield Doc/Fest's carefully curated selection is available to stream in the UK until August 31st. These are the 10 shorts you don't want to miss!

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