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A Reminder of the Inevitability of Death Invigorates a Renewed Sense of Life in Omar Kakar’s ‘Man in the

Omar Kakar discusses the alchemy of the editing process which enabled him to straddle genres without leaving his audience adrift in a sea of confusion.

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Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield Examine the Painful Fallibility of Memory in ‘Immutable Uncertainties’

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield talk constructing a non-linear narrative that uses form to reflect their protagonist's relationship with memory.

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An Unlikely Bond Forms Between a Young Boy and His Neighbour in Emma Miranda Moore’s Stirring Drama ‘Run’

Emma Miranda Moore explains how she adapted to the constraints of filming in lockdown by making a small-scale drama with a big heart.

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A Mysterious Nurse Collides With a Taxi Driver in Juan Pablo Blanco’s Vivid Film Noir Homage ‘Soy Hombre’

Juan Pablo Blanco reveals how he created the lavish black-and-white with a splash of pink world of his thrilling tribute to 1950s Mexican film noir.

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Rhys Day’s Mysterious Climate Change Allegory ‘Strange Country’ Depicts the Australian Wilderness Fighting Back

Rhys Days explains the challenges involved with shooting in remote Australian rainforests for his enigmatic ecological narrative.

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Victor Claramunt Channels the Feeling of Joy and Empowerment in Vibrant Dance Short ‘L’Amour’

Victor Claramunt reveals how he achieved the freeing buoyancy of the dynamic choreography in his vivacious dance short.

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Kevin Luna’s Slow Cinema Short ‘Still Life’ Offers a Novel Undemanding Way of Film Watching

Featuring slow takes and a great use of space, Kevin Luna reveals why he wanted to create a purposely enigmatic short to watch while folding laundry.

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Reece Daniels’ Experimental Dance Thriller ‘BONGO’ Tells a Tale of False Connection in the Modern Age

Reece Daniels walks through the construction of the frenetic tension that underpins his cautionary tale about trusting too freely in contemporary society.

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The Ethics of Great Art Are Challenged in Lisa Clarkson’s Philosophical and Seductive Drama Featurette ‘Muse’

Lisa Clarkson breaks down the photographic aesthetic of her 16mm NFTS drama, about a talented art student and his teacher's questionable methods.

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Harry Windsor’s ‘The Most Wonderful Day of the Year’ Explores What Happens When Dissatisfaction Turns Into Action

Harry Windsor discusses making the leap from film journalist to director with his nuanced drama about a young mother hitting the reset button on her life.

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A Pair of Arctic Explorers Resort to Desperate Measures in Ben Pearce’s Perilous Comedy ‘A Few Miles South’

Ben Pearce unpacks the process of crafting a dialogue free comedy narrative about two arctic explorers through production design, performance and editing.

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An Inquisitive Retiree Surprises Her Neighbours in Caroline Steinbeis’ Comedy Drama ‘From A Strange Land’

Caroline Steinbeis breaks down the technical lessons she learnt in her transition from theatre to film for her debut short film.

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