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Maris Maskalans



Maris Maskalans is a Latvian cinematographer and director, he usually works with other well known Latvian directors Laila Pakalnina and Andis Miziss.


Roof on the Moonway - together with Andis Miziss (30´, Latvia, 2001)
Have You Seen The Roller? (29´, Latvia, 2004)
Three Men and the Fish Pond - together with Laila Pakalnina (52´, Latvia, 2008)

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Three Men and a Fish Pond

Three Men and a Fish Pond (Orig.) / 2008 / Latvia / 52 min

Three elderly country bachelors idle away their time amidst semi-wild nature, closer to birds and pond fish than to humans.





“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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- 16.1.2017 -

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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- 14.12.2016 -

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