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Born to be mild

15 minutes

The Dull Men’s Club: where being extraordinarily ordinary is celebrated

Whether you’re crazy for roundabouts, addicted to photographing mailboxes, have the world’s largest collection of British milk bottles, or you’re a dull man with pretty much any sort of hobby that induces bafflement and yawns in friends and acquaintances, there’s a club just for you. A drolly cheerful celebration of the very ordinary, Born to be Mild explores the uncommon hobbies practiced by the members of the Dull Men’s Club – an online community that connects ‘dull men, and women who appreciate dull men’. A film festival favourite in 2015, the short documentary played at SXSW, AFI DOCS and Hot Docs, among others, introducing viewers to the mildly profound virtue of being ‘dull, not boring’.

Director: Andy Oxley

Editor: Joshua Gaunt

Composer: Chris Reed

Executive Producer: Grover Click

Website: Screen 3 Productions

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