Interview: Dictynna Hood

Writer and film director Dictynna Hood talks to Jonathan Doering about her work and Quakerism

Dictynna Hood. | Photo: Courtesy of Dictynna Hood.

I first met filmmaker Dictynna Hood when she was an overseer, I an attender, in North London. She subsequently moved on from Quakerism. However, although not a practising Quaker, she still feels some common ground with Quaker values. Perhaps this common ground is one route of entry into her distinctive back catalogue – including the award winning short films The Other Man and Journey Man and her aesthetically striking, dramatically visceral feature Wreckers and forthcoming Us Among the Stones.

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