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.
DN LFF2014: Ana Lily Amirpour Brings New Blood to the Vampire Movie in ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’
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'.
It's August bank holiday and as always, we're heading off to the Reading & Leeds festival for our annual Cinema Tent Shorts screening. But you can get a sneak peak of the programme right here and now...
This year we're starting our summer screenings early with a journey through the weird and wonderful world of bite-size cinema, served up in screenings designed to entertain, enlighten and even educate an audience of all ages. Get ready for DN's Family Short Films programme at Camp Bestival...
At the start of Paul Harrill’s beautifully thoughtful debut feature, Something, Anything, Peggy suffers a miscarriage. A letter of support arrives from the brother of an old school friend. Now a monk, he is praying for her. In the wake of such tragedy, the words resonate with Peggy, leading her to recognise the unfulfilling nature …
Our highlights from the 68th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, presented in bite-size, easily digestible chunks of 140 characters or less. One of the things I love about attending the Edinburgh International Film Festival is that, if you so wish, it’s possible to move straight from one film to another, from morning till …