Family Tag Archive

Srdan Golubović on Creating a Balkan Version of ‘Paris, Texas’ in Devastating Family Separation Drama ‘Otac’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th February, 2020

Srdan Golubović's compelling tale of dogged determination 'Otac' details one man's extraordinary 300km journey on foot to save his family.

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A Teenage Girl With Autism and Her Sister Tackle Life After a Bereavement in Rosie Westhoff’s ‘Our Sister’

Film Festival, Live Action

11th October, 2019

Rosie Westhoff discusses working with teenagers, the importance of a good producer and pushing beyond expectations on her new short 'Our Sister’.

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The Events of a Party Derail an Intimate Mother-Daughter Bond in Renée Marie Petropoulos’ ‘Tangles and Knots’

Live Action

25th September, 2019

Learn why director Renée Marie Petropoulos wants to spark "provocative internal dialogue" in audiences with her challenging short 'Tangles and Knots'.

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A Young Woman Traverses the Five Stages of Grief in Anna Fredrikke Bjerke’ Reflective Short ‘Outline’

Live Action

2nd September, 2019

Anna Fredrikke Bjerke talks to us about using the Nordic landscape as an expressive canvas for her intimate portrait of the grieving process in 'Outline'.

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Ellie Wen Sets a Cathartic Process in Motion and Touches Souls in ‘Single Mother Only Daughter’

Documentary

6th June, 2017

Ellie Wen discusses turning the camera on herself and publicly sharing heart-wrenching memories from her troubled childhood in her rawly personal short doc.

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Jessica Ashman Finds Acceptance of the Other in her BAFTA Winning Short ‘Fixing Luka’

Animation, Premiere

19th January, 2015

Premiering online here at DN, Jessica Ashman’s beautifully intricate stop-motion short 'Fixing Luka' tells the affecting story of Lucy, a girl who

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