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Bartosz Konopka

Bartosz Konopka

Poland

Biography

Bartosz Konopka was born in 1972 in Myślenice, Poland. He obtained degrees in Film Studies from the Jagiellonian University, Journalism from Warsaw University and Film Directing from the Radio and Television Department of the Silesia University in Katowice. He has made the following documentaries Niebo nad Europą (2003), Goat Walker (2004) and a fiction film entitled Three for the Taking (2006). His films have won awards at festivals in New York, Seattle, Brest, Wrocław and many others. He has received a nomination to Polityka’s Passport, an award of ‘Polityka’ weekly, and a scholarship of the Culture Minister for his artistic achievements as well as the Nipkow Scholarship in Berlin. His most recent movie is an award-winning Rabbit à la Berlin.


Filmography:

Znajomi z widzenia (Poland, 2001)
Czubek (Poland, 2001)
Niebo nad Europą (Poland, 2003)
Cizse 1/ Silence 1 (19´, Poland, 2003) - segment director
Ballada o kozie/ The Goat Walker (50´, Poland, 2004)
Trójka do wziecia/ Three for the Taking (37´, Poland, 2006)
Nie wracaj po mnie (Poland, 2006)
Królik po berlinsku/ Rabbit à la Berlin (51´, Poland, 2009)
Fear of Falling (87', Poland, 2011)
The Art of Disappearing (51', Poland, 2013)

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Silence I

Cisza 1 (Orig.) / 2003 / Poland / 19 min

What does "Silence" mean to documentary students? Six short films touching much profound matter than the original aim of a student’s task.

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Trace of the future according to Bartek Konopka

Une trace du futur selon Bartek Konopka (Orig.) / 2014 / Poland / 1 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

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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- 10.2.2016 -

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 -

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