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66th London Film Festival Preview: Bigger and Broader

DN previews the expansive slate of feature films and shorts on display at the UK-wide 2022 edition of the London Film Festival.

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Live Action, Premiere

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield Examine the Painful Fallibility of Memory in ‘Immutable Uncertainties’

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield talk constructing a non-linear narrative that uses form to reflect their protagonist's relationship with memory.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Unlikely Bond Forms Between a Young Boy and His Neighbour in Emma Miranda Moore’s Stirring Drama ‘Run’

Emma Miranda Moore explains how she adapted to the constraints of filming in lockdown by making a small-scale drama with a big heart.

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Music

Spirits Awaken in an Estranged Crimson World in Hannah Doerr’s Mystical Infrared Music Video ‘RUINS’

Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.

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Art & Fashion

Alexander Ronsdorf Explores the Genesis of the Creative Process in Branded Short ‘White Blank Page’

Alexander Ronsdorf champions the restrictive yet freeing constraints of shooting on film for his dynamic Marshall Headphones branded short.

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Live Action

Brandon Tauszik’s Trifold ‘Bad Thoughts’ Book Trailer Showcases Modern Women Wrestling With Love and Adulthood

Brandon Tauszik reveals the creative journey of adapting Nada Alic's comic deviant short story collection into an exhilarating trio of book trailers.

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Animation, Live Action

Elijah Allan-Blitz’s ‘Remembering’ Uses Cutting-Edge AR Technology to Open up a World of Pure Imagination

Elijah Allan-Blitz explains how he created new augmented reality technology with Disney StudioLAB that allows for an enhanced storytelling experience.

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Live Action, Premiere

Manuel Tröndle Crafts a Moving Portrait of Queer Life Under the Horrors of Conversion Therapy in ‘Mending’

Manuel Tröndle explains how he created his poetic short about conversion therapy with close camerawork, an immersive feel and a fine sense of montage.

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Music

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein’s ‘Fuk It’ Depicts the Ensuing Chaos of an All Too Relatable Burnout

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein breaks down the gear and processes of his candid NYC streets shot, frenzied music video for Tobias Dray.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Mysterious Nurse Collides With a Taxi Driver in Juan Pablo Blanco’s Vivid Film Noir Homage ‘Soy Hombre’

Juan Pablo Blanco reveals how he created the lavish black-and-white with a splash of pink world of his thrilling tribute to 1950s Mexican film noir.

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Art & Fashion

Anthony Capristo’s Gorgeous Poetic Film ‘HeavenHell’ Fully Captures the Highs and Lows of Being in Love

Anthony Capristo shares how he captured the turmoil of young love through innovative transitions, poetic voiceover and finding the perfect images.

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Live Action

Darryl Foster’s ‘Hard To Reach’ Shows the Spiritual Connection Between a Young Man and His Mentor

Darryl Foster opens up about how he practically managed his time on the set of his directorial debut as both an actor and filmmaker.

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