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Kelly Neal

United Kingdom


Kelly Neal is a documentary director based out of Edinburgh. She has just been awarded a Scottish BAFTA for Best First Time Director at the New Talent awards.Her last film, How to Save a Fish From Drowning, has just been licensed by PBS in the U.S. and she is currently in development for a long-form documentary based in Columbus.
She has two masters’ degrees in filmmaking and her previous documentaries include ShooShooMooShoo, a study of Bulgarian sumo and Down the Rabbit Hole, a look into a time-travelling cult in the mountains of Italy.

Down the Rabbit Hole, A look into a time traveling cult (UK, 2005)
ShooShooMooShoo, A study of Bulgarian sumo (UK, 2007)
How to Save a Fish From Drowning (UK, 2007)

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How To Save A Fish From Drowning

How To Save A Fish From Drowning (Orig.) / 2007 / United Kingdom / 12 min

How to Save a Fish from Drowning is a quirky film about the death of white rural America.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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