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Barthel Lars

Lars Barthel



Born in 1953. Studied at the University of Cinema and Television, Potsdam-Babelsberg (1973–1977); master operator's course (1978-1980). In 1982 he worked in India; returned to West Berlin, 1983. Guest professor at the HFF-Babelsberg, 1996/1997. Collaborates as director of photography with directors such as H. Reidemeister, H. Schönemann, E. Schmitz, H. Kutlucan, S. Mackinnon, D. Benke, W. Rösing, W. Vogel, F. Calvert, L. Merrison, R. Marschallek. In 2007 he won New Berlin Film Award for Best Documentary Film with his autobiographical full-lenght documentary Mein Tod ist nicht dein Tod/ My Death Is Not Your Death.


Mein Tod ist nicht dein Tod/ My Death Is Not Your Death (85´, Germany, 2006)

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My Death, Not Yours

Mein Tod ist nicht dein Tod (Orig.) / 2006 / Germany / 83 min

Candid, poetic account of the director’s painful journey into the past to tell the story of a lost yet endearing love that had begun at the film school in Babelsberg and ended on the shores of India.





David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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- 8.12.2016 -

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

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