Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.
Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action
We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with 'Family Friction' - a collection of short films with family at their core.
Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Music
Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.
Kristian Mercado Figueroa reveals how he melded an organic approach with a push it till it breaks mentality to dig into Billie Eilish's creative process.
Art & Fashion
Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.
DN invited director Kristian Mercado Figueroa to share how a desire to do justice to his Puerto Rican heritage inspired potent music video 'Pa'lante'.
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