USA Tag Archive

Corentin Leroux’s ‘Grenadine’ Drops Us Into the Stark World of Young Brothers Forced to Fend for Themselves

Live Action, Premiere

27th October, 2020

Corentin Leroux bears witness to the frayed but steadfast bonds of three young brothers as they cope with a life of fending for themselves in 'Grenadine'.

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New Romance Causes Emotional Confusion for Lifelong Friends in Chloe Sarbib’s Coming of Age Short ‘Girl Friend’

Live Action, Premiere

20th October, 2020

Chloe Sarbib discusses exploring the emotional confusion caused by the shifting dynamics of a lifelong friendship in coming of age short 'Girl Friend'.

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Two Women Philosophise Over the Meaning of the Universe in Henry Young’s One-Take Drama ‘The Big Nothing’

Live Action, Premiere

9th October, 2020

Henry Young walks DN through the slick execution of his one-shot drama 'The Big Nothing' which sees two young women ponder the meaning of existence.

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Matthew Puccini Exposes the True Colours of Queer Intimacy in Sex-Positive Coming of Age Drama ‘Dirty’

Live Action

7th October, 2020

Matthew Puccini talks to DN about exposing the reality of queer sex in his authentic and sex-positive coming-of-age drama ‘Dirty’.

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An Obnoxious Internet Troll Meets His AI Match in Saman Kesh & Justin Daashur Hopkins’ ‘Algorithm’

Music

24th September, 2020

Saman Kesh and Justin Daashur Hopkins channelled pandemic stress into artistry in their AI-gone-rogue music video for Makeup and Vanity Set's 'Algorithm'.

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A Man Descends Into Madness in Colin Read’s Impossibly Looped 16mm Music Video for Doves’ ‘Broken Eyes’

Music

23rd September, 2020

Colin Read details the extensive planning behind Doves' music video 'Broken Eyes' which features a man's descent into madness in an ever-looping room.

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An Isolated Woman Finds Renewed Purpose in a Post-Apocalyptic World in Steve Squall’s Sci-FI Odyssey ‘Mujō’

Live Action

18th September, 2020

Steve Squall takes us through the first instalment of serial sci-fi odyssey 'Mujō', the story of a woman's isolated existence in a post-apocalyptic world.

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Yana Pan Uses the Power of Colour to Imagine the Experience of the Other in Animated Short ‘0000E8’

Animation

14th September, 2020

A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.

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Max Kane Documents a Young Man’s Gonzo Road Trip Across America in Single-Frame Drama ‘Duck’

Live Action, Premiere

9th September, 2020

One car, a crew of two, and a single frame setup. Max Kane offers insight into the three month shoot of his gonzo road trip short 'Duck'.

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How James Kicklighter Captured Trans Opera Singer Lucia Lucas’ Historic Tulsa Performance in ‘The Sound of Identity’

Documentary, Music

7th September, 2020

We speak to James Kicklighter about documenting the boundary breaking performance of transgender opera singer Lucia Lucas in 'The Sound of Identity'.

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Alissa Torvinen on Turning Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘I Know the End’ into a Bracing State-of-the-World Address

Music

28th August, 2020

Alissa Torvinen tells us how she took the haunting music of Phoebe Bridgers and turned it into an eerie and deeply prescient music video.

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Edy Recendez Traces the Origins of Dance Back to Its African Roots in Celebratory Short ‘Movement for Change’

Documentary

18th August, 2020

Celebrating that much of today's dance originated in Africa, Edy Recendez's 'Movement of Change' offers up the hope of greater cultural understanding.

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