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Kirchhoff

Robert Kirchhoff

Slovakia / Website

Biography

Robert Kirchhoff (born in 1968) graduated from the Department of Documentary Film at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU). In his filmmaking, he focuses primarily on socially-critical themes. He cooperates primarily with Slovak and Czech TV, the third sector and independent producers. Besides film directing, he also deals with film programming and production. He is founder and director of the civil association (a ltd. company since 2007) "atelier.doc" dealing with the production of independent documentary films and publishing books and CDs. From 2003, he works at the VŠMU in Bratislava as head of the seminar of creative documentary at the Department of Documentary Film. He lives in Bratislava.


Filmography:

Veselé Vianoce (SK, 1996)
Spomienka (SK, 1997)
Straty a návraty (SK, 1998)
Čierne slovo/Kálo lav (SK, 1999)
Otvorené okná (SK, 2000)
Výprava proti SKsti (SK, 2000)
Si moje slnko (SK, 2000)
Na vode (SK, 2001)
Hej, Slováci/ Hey, You Slovaks (48´, SK, 2002)
Kvety zla (SK, 2003)
Lesk a bieda SNP (SK, 2005)
Normalizácia/ Normalization (90´, SK, 2007)
Rómsky holokaust/ The Romany Holocaust (80´, SK, 2008)
Duch v stroji (2010)
Kauza Cervanová (2013)
Cesta lesom (2014)

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DOK TALKS 2013 / CASE STUDIES. THE ART OF THE INVESTIGATIVE

DOK TALKS 2013 / CASE STUDIES. THE ART OF THE INVESTIGATIVE (Orig.) / 2013 / Germany / 39 min

Exciting discussions with the filmmakers about their films shown in the competition sections at DOK Leipzig Film Festival 2013.

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Hey You Slovaks!

Hej, Slováci! (Orig.) / 2002 / Slovakia / 48 min

An authentic mosaic of naked feelings without any sensibility, a cold, weakening picture, monologues depicting the sentiment that has befallen Slovakia.

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Normalization

Kauza Cervanová (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic, Slovakia / 100 min

Only a moment ago, 19-year-old medical student Ludmilla Cervanova had smiled into the camera. Her body was found in a river in a small Slovak town in 1976. Seven men were responsible for the horrifying rape and death of the girl. Fortunately, the perpetrators were apprehended and condemned. But though Ludmilla was drowned alive, oddly enough no signs of violence could be found on the body...

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News

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

New Portal Brings Film to the Classroom

New Portal Brings Film to the Classroom

We are launching a new portal Doc Alliance Academy offering documentary films and teaching materials for secondary schools and universities. In January, Doc Alliance Academy organizes a conference on film education.

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- 9.12.2015 -

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