DN caught up with director Michael Tully to get the full funky fresh lowdown on the blending of table tennis and Hip Hop in his modern day 80s movie, ‘Ping Pong Summer’.
In his action packed crime feature debut ‘Son of a Gun’, Julius Avery explores themes of masculinity and belonging through the adrenaline soaked lens of a high tension heist. Avery tells us how it all came together.
DN sits down with director Zee Ntuli to discuss his high octane feature debut ‘Hard to Get’ and why he wants his film to break away from the legacy of yesterday’s South African cinema.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Undeniably one of the best films screening at this year’s London Film Festival, Ana Lily Amirpour’s ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ is an impressive debut feature & holds the honour of being the first Iranian Vampire Western. We caught up with Amirpour to discuss the importance of music in her filmmaking process.
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’.
We bring our series of London Film Festival interviews to a close for another year with filmmaker and fellow curator Jason B Kohl’s short The Slaughter. Jason joins us to discuss how he approached the fractious father/son relationship which provides the meat of The Slaughter’s dramatic conflict, whilst also tackling the strangely abstract distance the majority of us have from the food we eat.