DN caught up with John Merizalde to discover how he went about immortalising Atlanta roller rink Cascade in his documentary meets music video for SG Lewis track ‘Holding Back’.
Floyd Russ returns to DN to discuss how he brought Chinese daughters and parents together for his heartbreakingly emotive documentary ‘Marriage Market’.
Director Yoav Brill talks to DN about his animated exploration into public hand holding amongst Israel’s gay community in short documentary ‘HORA’.
Oscar-nominated Director Hanna Polak reveals why she dedicated 14 years of her life to tell the story of Yula, a young girl who grew up on Europe’s largest garbage dump, in the heart wrenching vérité documentary ‘Something Better to Come’.
Director Nils Clauss guides us through the commissioning and production process of his Korean factory town workers’ linguistics documentary ‘Bikini Words’.
Australian Director Maya Newell discusses her exploration of same-sex parenting in her debut documentary ‘Gayby Baby’.
In short doc ‘Five Stone of Lead’ director Jonny Madderson heads to the west coast of Ireland where Dylan, an infectiously charismatic 12 year old jockey, steps up to the challenge of competitive grassroots horse racing.
Director Horacio Alcalá talks to DN about ‘Grazing the Sky’, his seven year journey to document the extreme levels of dedication and focus required to be a modern circus acrobat.
Director Johanna Schwartz joins DN with her feature-length documentary ‘They Will Have to Kill Us First’ – a film which charts the defiant spirit of Malian musicians willing to risk their lives for the love of their art.
Jerry Rothwell returns to DN to discuss new documentary ‘How To Change The World’, which charts those early years of camaraderie that led to the formation of Greenpeace and how the shared idyllic goal of saving nature slowly became plagued by infighting and personal disputes.
Director Mark Zemel tells DN how he discovered Larry Johnson, the human star of his charming feline photoshoot documentary ‘The Purrtraitist’.
Penelope Spheeris & Anna Fox join us to discuss the long overdue release of ‘The Decline Of Western Civilization’ – a momentous trio of documentaries tracking the iconic and infamous movements in Los Angeles music culture.