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Animation, Live Action

Female Pleasure Is Given a Playful Fulfilling Expression in Alena Shevchenko’s Sorry I Am Late I Was Masturbating’

Alena Shevchenko explains why she wanted to explore female pleasure in her film about a woman banishing pre-date nerves with a spot of self-gratification.

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Music

Spirits Awaken in an Estranged Crimson World in Hannah Doerr’s Mystical Infrared Music Video ‘RUINS’

Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.

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Art & Fashion

Alexander Ronsdorf Explores the Genesis of the Creative Process in Branded Short ‘White Blank Page’

Alexander Ronsdorf champions the restrictive yet freeing constraints of shooting on film for his dynamic Marshall Headphones branded short.

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Live Action, Premiere

Manuel Tröndle Crafts a Moving Portrait of Queer Life Under the Horrors of Conversion Therapy in ‘Mending’

Manuel Tröndle explains how he created his poetic short about conversion therapy with close camerawork, an immersive feel and a fine sense of montage.

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Art & Fashion

Anthony Capristo’s Gorgeous Poetic Film ‘HeavenHell’ Fully Captures the Highs and Lows of Being in Love

Anthony Capristo shares how he captured the turmoil of young love through innovative transitions, poetic voiceover and finding the perfect images.

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Art & Fashion, Asides

Live to Love

Director Adi Halfin celebrates the joyous all-encompassing pleasure of love and freedom in her intuitively made dance short.

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Documentary

Harun Güler’s ‘In Limbo’ Mixes Documentary and High Style to Create an Ode to Non-Binary Turkish Life

Harun Güler discusses using slow-motion, evocative performances and subversive fashion to point to new ways for Turkish gender expression.

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Live Action

Andzej Gavriss Reveals the Untold Story of PTSD in His Powerful Ukraine Refugee Short ‘Uprooted’

Andzej Gavriss describes how he channelled the devastating stories and experiences of Ukrainian refugees into his powerful campaign film.

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Music

Ben Galster’s Crafts an Immersive One-Shot Experience for Marie Bothmer in ‘Kugelsicher’

Using epic anamorphic lenses and flowing Steadicam movements, Ben Galster takes DN inside the precise planning of his thrilling one-shot music video.

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Live Action, Premiere

Sylvain Cruiziat Brutally Skewers the Privileged Preaching of the Art World in Unsettling Satire ‘The Raft’

Sylvain Cruiziat talks to DN about critiquing the art world's self-serving response to the refugee crises in his blistering metafictional satire.

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Live Action, Premiere

Nathan Engelhardt’s ‘Your Curly Hair’ Beautifully Explores the Moments That Make a Relationship

Nathan Engelhardt talks us through using montage, whimsical voiceover and nostalgic 35mm film to create a fresh, unsentimental romance.

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Documentary, Live Action

Jonas Bak Casts His Own Mother in Feature ‘Wood and Water’, a Spiritual Piece of Late-Life Slow Cinema

Jonas Bak describes how he wanted to faithfully tell his mother's story through both form and narrative for his debut feature film.

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