USA Tag Archive

Shelby Hadden Recounts Her Isolating Experience of Rejection & Disbelief in Vaginismus Short ‘Tightly Wound’

Animation, Documentary

25th June, 2018

Filmmaker Shelby Hadden’s powerful animation ‘Tightly Wound’ tells her personal story of living with the isolating condition of vaginismus.

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Don Broco: Greatness

Asides, Music

22nd June, 2018

Dominar Films' director Benjamin Roberds heads into the crazy savagery of a post-apocalyptic, Mad Maxesque LA of 2028 for Don Broco track 'Greatness'.

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Brandon Lavoie Takes an Intimate Look at the Lives Destroyed by America’s Opioid Epidemic in ‘Hometown’

Animation, Documentary

21st June, 2018

Brandon Lavoie discusses how he created a documentary about addiction that brings a relatable face to the issue of America’s opioid epidemic.

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Experience the Refugee Journey Through Western Eyes in Ty Richardson’s Emotive Short ‘War Poem’

Art & Fashion, Live Action, Premiere

19th June, 2018

DN speaks to Ty Richardson about creating an empathic, fictionalised version of a refugee crisis as experienced through Western eyes in 'War Poem'.

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Iqbal Ahmed Pays Homage to the Therapeutic Power of Music in Inspiring Documentary Short ‘Offbeat’

Documentary, Music, Premiere

18th June, 2018

LA-based Writer/Director Iqbal Ahmed takes DN behind the scenes of his inspiring documentary portrait about the therapeutic power of music, ‘Offbeat’.

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Annabelle Attanasio Calls out Motormouth Men in Verbal Diarrhoea Short ‘Frankie Keeps Talking’

Live Action

14th June, 2018

Annabelle Attanasio explains how extensive pre-planning and choreographed action were invaluable preparation for absurdist short, 'Frankie Keeps Talking'.

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Tampon

Animation, Asides

13th June, 2018

Brooklyn-based visual artist Alexandra Neuman explores the metaphorical significance of the tampon in her playful animated short film.

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Kayla in 1A

Live Action

11th June, 2018

Travis Wood’s 'Kayla in 1A' charmingly recreates the time the director spent living with a mysterious and decidedly strange, bone boiling housemate.

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Paul Stone Laments the Loss of NYC Traditions in the Face of Gentrification in Little Italy Doc ‘Mulberry’

Documentary

5th June, 2018

Paul Stone shares how the story of lifelong New Yorkers plagued by the pressures of gentrification stoked the creative fires for documentary 'Mulberry'.

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Childhood Innocence Meets the Parental Nightmare of the Public Restroom from Hell in Bryan Campbell’s ‘Big Boy’

Live Action

4th June, 2018

Director Bryan Campbell returns to DN with a palpitation-inducing young boy’s solo trip to the public restroom from hell, in comedy shot 'Big Boy'.

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The Artists’ Room – OFFF Barcelona 2018

Film Festival, Live Action

1st June, 2018

Artist duo Mathery introduce the initial dropping characters of Oliver, Frida, Federica & Fiona in their fun quirky OFFF festival film 'The Artists’ Room'

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Ivan Olita Reveals the Realities of Life for New York’s Young Artists in ‘Can’t Nobody Else Love You’

Documentary

30th May, 2018

Ivan Olita delves into the realities of NYC living for the city’s new breed of artists in layered non-fiction short 'Can't Nobody Else Love You'.

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