LGBTQ Tag Archive

An Unexpected Moment of Kindness Sparks a Joyous Dance Spectacular in Nick Borenstein’s Comedy Short ‘Sweater’

Live Action

13th November, 2019

In his joyous dance comedy short 'Sweater' Nick Borenstein reminds us that sometimes all we need to our groove back is a small act of kindness.

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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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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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Andrew Blackman Delves Deep into the Fantastical World of Artist Gui Taccetti in Immersive Documentary ‘Inferno’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

28th October, 2019

Andrew Blackman guides us through the process of documenting Gui Taccetti’s artistic practice in the lead up his most ambitious exhibition, 'Inferno'.

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How Sinéad Mcdevitt Crafted a Luminous Celebration of Authentic Lesbian Love in Dance Music Video ‘The Ocean’

Music

20th September, 2019

Sinéad McDevitt reveals how she combined music, film, dance and VFX into a luminous celebration of authentic same-sex relationships in 'The Ocean'.

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Erica Rose Aims to Change the Perception of Female Sexuality on Screen in Potent Drama Short ‘Girl Talk’

Live Action

5th September, 2019

'Girl Talk' director Erica Rose on how she worked with her actors towards creating a safe environment for intimate scenarios and intense emotional scenes.

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Daniel Antebi Compiles the Fragments of a Lost Relationship Through Memories & Dance in ‘Unfold’

Live Action

30th August, 2019

DN speaks with Daniel Antebi about choreography, developing relationship history, and the narratological structure of memories for romance short 'Unfold'.

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A Lesbian Couple Ride the Intoxicating Roller Coaster of Romance in Kevork Aslanyan’s ‘Tell Me’

Music

14th August, 2019

Director Kevork Aslanyan & Producer Luzius Fischer share how they amalgamated their favourite Bulgarian & Swiss talent for music video Tell Me.

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Contact

Animation, Asides

26th July, 2019

An accidental phone call sends a woman into a warm reverie about a past summer of love in Léa Bancelin’s beautifully animated EMCA grad short 'Contact'.

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Mari Walker Dives into a Formative Personal Memory in Drama Short ‘Swim’

Live Action

13th June, 2019

Mari Walker tells DN how revealing personal memories to her cast informed aspects of their performance & understanding of the trans experience.

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Tanmay Chowdhary Explores the Relationship Between Two Young Women in Hybrid Narrative-Doc ‘Color of November’

Documentary, Live Action, Premiere

28th May, 2019

Tanmay Chowdhary discusses the unconventional approach of hybrid narrative-doc 'Color of November', a portrait of the relationship between two young women

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An Insecure Man Embraces His Desire to Become a Power Bottom in Kevin Rios’ Comedy ‘THE SHIT! An Opera’

Live Action, Premiere

4th April, 2019

DN speaks to Kevin Rios about power bottoms, self-induced panic and a wisdom-spouting stop-motion piece of crap in his comedy short 'THE SHIT! An Opera'.

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