Black Lives Matter Tag Archive

Andy Hodgson’s ‘El Color Negro’ Uses Portraiture to Explore the Different Shades of Blackness

Live Action, Premiere

21st October, 2020

Andy Hodgson's 'El Color Negro', made in response to the BLM movement, is a fascinating exploration of the colour black's cultural connnotations.

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Edy Recendez Traces the Origins of Dance Back to Its African Roots in Celebratory Short ‘Movement for Change’

Documentary

18th August, 2020

Celebrating that much of today's dance originated in Africa, Edy Recendez's 'Movement of Change' offers up the hope of greater cultural understanding.

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Forthright Poem ‘Wake Up’ Reminds Us That Black Lives Matter Is a Movement, Not a Moment

Art & Fashion

7th August, 2020

Featuring blistering spoken word poetry, 'Wake Up' questions the long term resilience of Black Lives Matter allies in the ongoing fight for equality.

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Harry Jackson Exposes the Absurdity of Racism in Tables Turned Comedy ‘Stop and Search’

Live Action, Premiere

10th June, 2020

Director Harry Jackson talks to DN about exposing the absurdity of institutional racism in his role-reversal comedy 'Stop and Search'.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: I Can’t Breathe

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

7th June, 2020

DN has curated a list of shorts we hope will ignite you to come together to help find a safe and consistent path out of systemic racism #BLACKLIVESMATTER

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Andre Muir Challenges Our Collective Acceptance of Gun Violence in Forthright Minimalist Short ‘4 Corners’

Live Action

31st January, 2020

Andre Muir discusses why and how he structured his minimalist short examining gun violence in Chicago '4 Corners' as a provocation against indifference.

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It’s Get Out Meets Groundhog Day in Tomson Tee’s Dark Suburban Satire ‘Nobody I Can Trust’

Music

27th August, 2019

Tomson Tee tells DN how America's deeprooted societal issues informed his darkly satirical music video for Kemba's 'Nobody I Can Trust'.

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Rodney Lucas Showcases The Heart of Chicago in His Short Doc ‘Southside Forever’

Documentary

5th April, 2019

Director Rodney Lucas reveals the process and thoughts behind his restructuring of Chicago's image in deeply personal documentary 'Southside Forever'.

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Cell Watch Strip Cell

Art & Fashion, Asides, Live Action

18th January, 2019

Jane Morledge's 'Cell Watch Strip Cell' adapts Susannah Nevison’s poem into a powerful exploration of the debilitating effects of solitary confinement.

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Matt Genesis Stares Into the Face of an America Divided by Race, Hypocrisy & Wealth Disparity in ‘Empty’

Music

22nd November, 2018

We talk to Matt Genesis about confronting the incendiary areas of race, wealth disparity & hypocrisy in unflinching music video 'Empty' for The Activists.

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Indochine: Station 13

Asides, Music

3rd August, 2018

Bouha Kazmi’s assaulting music video for Indochine deploys images of violent racial subjugation in a gut punching narrative that's disturbingly germane.

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Joosje Duk Calls Out Everyday Racism & the Blinkered Perspective of White Privilege in NYU Short ‘NIGHT’

Live Action

9th January, 2018

In Joosje Duk's provocative short, the carefree dynamic between four friends suddenly shifts following an unpleasant encounter with a nightclub bouncer.

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