Film Festival, Live Action
7th April, 2021
We talk to Ivan Herrera about working with young non-professionals, shooting on a single lens & rejecting the lazy trap of porno-poverty in 'Bantú Mama'.
5th April, 2021
Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.
31st March, 2021
Yngvild Sve Flikke discusses walking the fine line between humour and causing offence in her offbeat SXSW winning unwanted pregnancy feature 'Ninjababy'.
22nd March, 2021
The features landing at SXSW were a mixed bag of scrappy documentaries and heartfelt debuts — here are ten of our favourite films.
31st December, 2020
"2020 is a year which has highlighted the deep importance of the moving image." MarBelle runs through the films that helped make a terrible year bearable.
30th December, 2020
Jeanie Finlay returns to DN to share her experiences of this unprecedented year, along with the 2020 features which left an indelible mark on her memory.
29th December, 2020
"2020 has provided us with a berth of films which have certainly kept us going." Sarah shares the cinematic ballast which kept her afloat during 2020.
28th December, 2020
"For a lot of us we turned to the screen for escapism and for me 2020 was somewhat of a golden year for features." Rob selects his favourite 2020 features.
27th December, 2020
From stunning debuts to veteran directors fully in command of their tone, Redmond argues that 2020's films have been far better than the year itself.
26th December, 2020
Each equally worthy of their place in his unranked list, Neil Fox celebrates a collection of 10 cinematic beacons which light up the darkness of 2020.
24th December, 2020
"Even in a year such as this, there is still an impressive amount of indelible cinema to gush over." James delivers his top ten feature films of 2020.
2nd December, 2020
Henry Blake on bringing audiences face to face with the horrific exploitation of vulnerable children by UK drug gangs in forthright feature 'County Lines'
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