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DN LFF2014: Fathers, Sons & Classes Clash in Franco Lolli’s ‘Gente de Bien’

Franco Lolli’s ‘Gente de Bien’ depicts the fractured relationship between a troubled boy & his estranged father set against the backdrop of a socially divided Bogotá. We caught up with Lolli for an interview about his feature debut.

DN LFF2014: Love & Sexuality are Blind in Daniel Ribeiro’s Charming Debut ‘The Way He Looks’

Daniel Ribeiro’s debut feature ‘The Way He Looks’ tenderly explores the awakening sexuality of a blind teenage as he discovers first love. DN speaks to Ribeiro about how his depiction of a blind perspective shaped a variety of production decisions.

DN LFF2014: Peter Sattler Explores Friendship Between Enemies & the Uncertainty of Guilt & Innocence in ‘Camp X-Ray’

We sat down with director Petter Sattler at the London Film Festival to discuss his exploration of the uncertainty of guilt and innocence within the walls of Guantanamo Bay in his debut feature ‘Camp X-Ray’.

Jason B Kohl Gets to the Meat of Fractured Father/Son Relationships in ‘The Slaughter’

As they say, good shorts come to those who wait and today sees Jason B Kohl’s long awaited short ‘The Slaughter’ make its online premiere for our collective viewing pleasure. We talk to Jason about how he brought ‘The Slaughter’ to screen without harming any actors.

DN LFF2014: Exploring the Limits of Love & Trust in Saverio Costanzo’s ‘Hungry Hearts’

We joined director Saverio Costanzo at the London Film Festival to discuss ‘Hungry Hearts’, the tale of a couple’s relationship put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.

DN LFF2014: Duane Hopkins Examines the Lives of England’s Abandoned Classes in ‘Bypass’

In the first of our interviews from the 58th BFI London Film Festival we talk to director Duane Hopkins about his exploration of the lives of England’s abandoned classes in his second feature ‘Bypass’.

Humanising the Struggle of America’s Undocumented Workers in Camille Stochitch’s ‘Interstate’

We speak to Director Camille Stochitch about the development and production of her Student Academy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated short film about undocumented workers ‘Interstate’.

Jih-E Peng & Guy Pooles Capture the Pain of Early Heartbreak in Short Film ‘The Light and the Little Girl’

Director of Photography Jih-E Peng penned a gentle story of early heartbreak for his short film ‘The Light and the Little Girl’. He joins us with director Guy Pooles to discuss how they went about capturing the ‘girl’s eye-view’ of this burgeoning, delicate romance.

Anthony Aguiar Delivers a Genre Hopping Ghost Story in Short Film ‘Cypress’

Shot in the true spirit of an indie production with a tiny crew and minimal gear, Anthony Aguiar’s short film Cypress slowly reveals itself to be a ghost story that’s hard to pin down as it traverses genres as the narrative unfolds. We invited Aguiar to lift the veil on his otherworldly production. How did […]

New Joys: The Wonder of Kelly Reichardt

Reichardt is not a great female director. She is a great director. Period. Seeing her work collected together is a reminder that she is a supreme chronicler of modern humanity…We take a look at Soda Picture’s Kelly Reichardt Blu-ray collection & new cinema release ‘Night Moves’.