school Tag Archive

Live Action

Beej Harris’ Coram ‘School Exclusions’ Film Imagines a Promising Student’s Meteoric Rise Snuffed Out by Expulsion

Beej Harris discusses building two distinct realities for his film highlighting the help available for students faced with the prospect of school expulsion.

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Animation

An Iranian Schoolgirl Weaves Stories Into the Fabric of Her Clothes in Yegane Moghaddam’s Oscar Short ‘Our Uniform’

Yegane Moghaddam reveals the profound real-life anecdotes from Iranian schoolgirls that informed her film which began life as an animated documentary.

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Live Action

A Schoolgirl Attempts to Navigate the Reality of Her Fractured Memories in Victoria Singh-Thompson’s ‘14 in February’

Victoria Singh-Thompson talks about crafting a fragmented editing style to convey the dissociative turmoil churning in her traumatised protagonist's brain.

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Live Action

Unexpected Revelations Strengthen the Bonds of Friendship in Leonard Rääf’s Comedy Drama ‘Hiding Behind Masks’

Leonard Rääf talks to DN about crafting the story of a friendship strengthened by the discovery of well-kept secrets in his new coming-of-age drama comedy.

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Live Action, Premiere

A Black Student’s Revelation Leads to Uncomfortable Repercussions in Chinwe Okorie’s Drama Short ‘Elephant’

Chinwe Okorie tells DN how she mined a darkly comedic childhood memory for her short drama about a tense encounter for a girl at her new school.

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Live Action

A High School Girl Faces Down the Terror of Social Anxiety in Danielle Kampf’s NYU Grad Short ‘Presentation’

Director Danielle Kampf takes DN behind the scenes of her exploration of a sophomore student's crippling social anxiety in NYU thesis short 'Presentation'.

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Film Festival, Live Action

Playground

Based on a heinous true life story Bartosz Kowalski's debut feature uncompromisingly explores the link between troubled upbringings and child psychopathy.

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