Cure for Pain: The Mark Sandman Story (2011) Cure for Pain: The Mark Sandman Story examines the life and work of Mark Sandman, deceased frontman of Boston “low rock” band Morphine.
Fans of music are likely to be very familiar with the iconic images and music videos of photographer, filmmaker and video artist Anton Corbijn. In her new feature documentary Anton Corbijn Inside Out, Dutch director Klaartje Quirijns takes us behind Corbijn’s images to reveal the man himself. Klaartje joins us to discuss the techniques she [...]
Anton Corbijn Inside Out (2012) An intimate and revelatory portrait of an influential artist, Anton Corbijn.
Scottish director Ruth Paxton joins us with Baroque, her experimental interpretation of Italian actor Vittorio Gassman’s letter about beauty. We discuss the creative freedoms afforded by low budgets and short deadlines, and the importance of building strong working relationships which endure across multiple projects. What I know now is that what I do naturally is [...]
Beware, spoilers ahead so come back after watching if that’s a bother. You have been warned! I’ve always been suspicious of couples who have a schtick in constantly talking to each other in baby language or the like. Apologies if you’re one half of said couples but I can’t help my opinion and there it [...]
This week we’re joined by director Julia Bacha whose latest film My Neighbourhood (co-directed with Rebekah Wingert-Jabi), continues her work at Just Vision to document and assist the nonviolent movement to end the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. We discuss the importance of capturing and maintaining media attention when it comes to effectively changing situations on the ground. [...]
My Neighbourhood (2012) Mohammed El Kurd is a Palestinian teenager growing up in the heart of East Jerusalem. When Mohammed’s family is forced to give up a part of their home to Israeli settlers, local residents begin peaceful protests and in a surprising turn, are quickly joined by scores of Israeli supporters. Mohammed comes of [...]
We were first introduced to directing brothers Bill and Turner Ross back in 2009 when we interviewed them for their documentary feature 45365. In their latest film Tchoupitoulas, we get to ride shotgun with the Ross Brothers as they guide us through an epic New Orleans night as experienced by three young brothers. Bill and [...]
Tchoupitoulas (2012) A documentary that follows three brothers as they discover the scenes of late-night New Orleans.
If like us, here at DN, you’ve followed the career of Sean Dunne closely, you’ll be giddy with excitement to hear that the talented Brookyln filmmaker has a feature in the works. Sean is currently trying to raise the money on Kickstarter to make his documentary Oxyana possible, so if you’re just as desperate as [...]