Drama Tag Archive

DN368: A Defiant Teen Discovers the Destructive Power of Lies in Svetla Tsotsorkova’s Bulgarian Drama ‘Sister’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

16th November, 2019

Svetla Tsotsorkova joins DN to discuss her drama feature 'Sister' the story of a compulsive liar whose fanciful stories threaten to tear her family apart.

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Absence

Live Action

15th November, 2019

Arnaldo Iñigo explores our need to reconcile with the purpose of life in the senseless face of overwhelming grief in 'Absence'.

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A Pair of Quarrelsome Brothers Get a Final Chance to Say Goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke’s ‘Our Father’s Cabin’

Live Action, Premiere

12th November, 2019

When the past merges with the present, two half brothers get a last chance to say goodbye in Jon Olav Stokke's fractious family drama 'Our Father's Cabin'.

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The Fear of Pain Comes Between Two Lovers in Ross Allen’s Romance Drama ‘The Limit of Love’

Live Action, Premiere

8th November, 2019

Ross Allen shares how he subverted audience expectations in his exploration of the paradox of loving eternally whilst fearing the end 'The Limit of Love'.

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Jeremy Merrifield Questions Our Outdated Modes of Masculinity in Coming of Age Superhero Origin Short ‘Balloon’

Live Action

7th November, 2019

We sit down with Jeremy Merrifield to learn how he used the superhero mythos to explore the issue of toxic masculinity in his AFI thesis short 'Balloon'.

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DN367: A Deep Dive into ‘Burning Cane’, Phillip Youmans’ Debut Feature Which Made Tribeca History

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

6th November, 2019

Phillip Youmans joins DN to discuss the experience of taking on multiple production roles for his Tribeca winning debut feature 'Burning Cane'.

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A Transwoman Mechanic’s Compartmentalised Existence Threatens to Crumble in Asher Jelinsky’s ‘Miller & Son’

Live Action

5th November, 2019

Asher Jelinsky weighs up the risks & rewards of living as our authentic selves in their story of a transwoman mechanic whose separate lives begin to merge

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A Camel Must Choose Between Herself or the Good of the Herd in Alison James’ Dialogue-Free Short ‘Judas Collar’

Live Action

4th November, 2019

We speak to Alison James about the challenges of taking a camel's perspective for her remarkable scripted, no-dialogue, live action short 'Judas Collar'.

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DN366: Hari Sama Returns to the Hedonistic Days of Mexico City’s Post-Punk Scene in ‘This Is Not Berlin’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

2nd November, 2019

Hari Sama talks to DN about heading back to the post-punk days of sexual liberty, outsider art and drugs which helped shape him in 'This Is Not Berlin'.

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A Spirited Young Girl Discovers the True Cost of Womanhood in Myriam Raja’s NFTS Grad Short ‘Azaar’

Live Action

1st November, 2019

Myriam Raja discusses her time at the NFTS, doubling rural Spain for 1800s India & utilising the power of silence in her coming of age grad short 'Azaar'.

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A Mother and Daughter Attempt to Bridge the Distance Between Them in Kana Hatakeyama’s ‘Okaasan (Mom)’

Live Action

30th October, 2019

A mother & daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the death of a beloved family member in Kana Hatakeyama’s quietly observed short Okaasan (Mom)

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Savannah Magruder Provides a Much Needed Female Perspective on Sex and Pleasure in ‘Debbie Does Dilators’

Live Action, Premiere

29th October, 2019

A porn set PA attempts to navigate sexual encounters while struggling to overcome vaginismus in Savannah Magruder's 'Debbie Does Dilators'.

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