16mm Tag Archive

Documentary

Miranda Stern’s Cathartic NFTS Documentary ‘milk’ Is an Intimate Exploration of Maternity, Addiction and Loss

Miranda Stern unpacks the cathartic and narrative reasons she opted for an abstract, mixed media scrapbook-style approach for her self-explorative doc short.

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Music

A Honey-Covered Loner Seeks Love in Alice Fassi’s Gooey Practical Effects-Driven Music Video ‘Honey Boy’

Alice Fassi tells DN why she opted for the practicalities of tangible special effects for her sticky, honey-laden music video.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Valentina Khodnevich Celebrates the Everyday Routines of Human Life in Her Cyclical 16mm Dance Film ‘Sun’

Valentina Khodnevich explains how she incorporated quotidian movements and gestures into the choreography of her tactile dance short.

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Documentary

Martí Arbaizar Reveals a Shared Unity Through Dance and Rhythm in ‘I Shut My Eyes in Order to See’

Martí Arbaizar details the trial and error approach to editing that led to the unified feeling of his doc about disparate lives united by a passion for dance.

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Live Action, Premiere

Youthful Abandon Clashes Against the Burdens of Impending Adulthood in Melina Valdez’ ‘Weapons and Their Names’

Melina Valdez unpacks her process of weaving magical realism into a grounded narrative informed by personal experience to portray the tumult of teenage grief.

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Live Action, Premiere

An Expecting Young Father’s Traumatic Past Threatens to Overshadow His Happy Present in Luke Brookner’s ‘Home’

Luke Brookner delves into using 16mm & 35mm to represent the dual timelines of his film depicting the struggle of leaving behind an upbringing in foster care.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Amaka Lin’s Experimental Dance Short ‘Stasis’ Finds an Ancient Force Inspiring a Peculiar Transformation

Amaka Lin reveals how the unsettling yet meditative textures of dark ambient music inspired her movement-led exploration of time, nature and the future.

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Documentary, Premiere

Nicholas Woytuk’s ‘The Alchemy of David’ Finds a Renowned Artist Reflecting on His Place in the Digital Age

Nicholas Woytuk discusses the organic Black & White 16mm shooting process he employed for his documentary about veteran photographer David Michael Kennedy.

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Live Action

Paul Chambers’ ‘Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Kitchen Corner’ Viscerally Portrays a Life in the Grip of Addiction

Paul Chambers discusses the 16mm camerawork used in his hard hitting experimental drama capturing a young man's spiralling loss of control to addiction.

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Live Action

An Unsavoury Opportunity Offers a Lucrative Solution for a Desperate Woman in Giuseppe Garau’s ‘L’Incidente’

Giuseppe Garau extols the creative perks of not being glued to a monitor when shooting his 16mm film about a woman who enters the seedy world of tow trucks.

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Live Action

Conor Dooley’s Sprawling Short ‘Gold and Mud’ Tells a Lifelong Story of Love and Loss via a Single Face

Conor Dooley reveals to DN how he struck the balance between absurdist comedy and honest emotion for his ambitious vignette packed comedy short.

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Live Action

Christian Avilés ‘Daydreaming So Vividly About Our Spanish Holidays’ Elegantly Captures the Tragic Spirit of Brits Abroad

Christian Avilés discusses his use of sun-dappled 16mm images and the mixture of documentary and magic realism to depict the tragic Balconing phenomenon.

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