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Bill & Turner Ross Document the Last Night at a Las Vegas Dive Bar in ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’

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'.

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Jamie Whitby’s ‘Smokers Delight’ Injects the American Stoner Movie With a Uniquely British Sensibility

Animation, Music

5th November, 2020

Jamie Whitby uses dream logic, animation and expressionist angles to capture weed disorientation in Nightmares on Wax celebration short 'Smokers Delight'.

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Viktorija Vrublevska Explores the Process of Separation of Mother and Daughter in Short Dance Film ‘Sepa’

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.

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Rene Pannevis Details How He Expanded His BIFA-Winning Car Thief Short ‘Jacked’ Into Feature Debut ‘Looted’

Live Action

3rd November, 2020

Providing an inside view of the feature development process, Rene Pannevis talks British realism, small-town criminals and the generational divide.

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How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

Animation, Premiere

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'.

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Inherited Conflict Puts the Breaks on an Impromptu Hookup in Mattis Ohana Goksøyr’s ‘Safiyyah’

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'.

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Five Frightening Horror Shorts for This Halloween

Live Action

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.

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Benjamin Ree Reinvents the Documentary Form with the Boundary Breaking ‘The Painter and the Thief’

Documentary, Film Festival

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.

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Corentin Leroux’s ‘Grenadine’ Drops Us Into the Stark World of Young Brothers Forced to Fend for Themselves

Live Action, Premiere

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'.

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The Magic of Arc’teryx Clothing is Powerfully Celebrated in Adam William Wilson’s Immersive ‘Flow with Life’

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.

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How Charles Williams Crafted an Emotionally Stirring Family-Son Drama in Palme d’Or Winner ‘All These Creatures’

Live Action

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'.

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The Top Short Films To Stream at NFFTY 2020

Film Festival

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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