Documentary, Film Festival
6th November, 2020
We discover how DN alums Bill & Turner Ross chronicled the final night at a Las Vegas dive bar for their observational doc 'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets'.
5th November, 2020
Jamie Whitby uses dream logic, animation and expressionist angles to capture weed disorientation in Nightmares on Wax celebration short 'Smokers Delight'.
Art & Fashion
4th November, 2020
Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.
3rd November, 2020
Providing an inside view of the feature development process, Rene Pannevis talks British realism, small-town criminals and the generational divide.
2nd November, 2020
LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.
Live Action, Premiere
30th October, 2020
What should be a carefree hookup becomes mired in the inherited resentments of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr's 'Safiyyah'.
29th October, 2020
For halloween this year, DN offers up an eclectic selection of the best horror shorts from the last twelve months of independent genre filmmaking.
28th October, 2020
Best Documentary winner at the London Film Festival Benjamin Ree talks 'The Painter and the Thief' his strange empathetic take on the artist/muse genre.
27th October, 2020
Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
26th October, 2020
A love letter to water, Adam William Wilson reveals how 'Flow with Life' became an outdoor gear film that's unafraid to confront vulnerability.
23rd October, 2020
Charles Williams explains how he found beauty through specific details and sound design in his mesmerising, Cannes winning short 'All These Creatures'.
22nd October, 2020
DN selects ten of our favourite shorts from the best emerging filmmakers at the 14th National Film Festival for Talented Youth.
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