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Salome Jashi

Salome Jashi

Georgia

Biography

After graduating from the State University in Tbilisi in 2002 and the Caucasian School of Journalism and Media in 2003, Salome Jashi worked for the Georgian Broadcasting Company Rustavi 2 as a journalist. Besides television production, she also creates short video installations. She finished her MA degree, subject documentary film, absolving her practice at the Department of Media Arts at the Royal Holloway, University of London. One of her student films was screened in the National Portrait Gallery within a discussion of self-portrait. She was member of a jury at the Norwegian short film festival in 2007. At present, Salome Jashi works at several documentary projects and is founder of the production company „Sakdoc Film“ whose main priority is documentary film.

Filmography:

Self-portrait One Of Me (8' UK, 2006)
Rezistence pro Existence (12', Gorgia, 2006)
Jejich Helicopter/ Their Helicopter (22', Gorgia, 2006)
Pane ministře (16´, Gorgia, 2008)
Speechless (11´, Gorgia, 2009)

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Bakhmaro

Bakhmaro (Orig.) / 2011 / Georgia, Germany / 58 min

A journey into a lively but rotting building – a microcosm intruded by the constant anticipation of change. A three-story brick building in a provincial Georgian town...

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Their Helicopter

Their Helicopter (Orig.) / 2006 / Georgia / 22 min

This is a gentle and slightly absurdist documentary about the Ardoteli family in the mountains of Georgia who discovered that a Chechen helicopter carrying cheese had crashed by their house.

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On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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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

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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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