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Samantha Granger

Samantha Granger

Switzerland / Website

Biography

Samantha Granger was born in Geneve in 1968. She posses of two nationalities – Swiss and English. She graduated from l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneve, departement of film studies. She has made several short and middle-length films, both fiction or documentary. In 2009 she released her first feature-length documentary Fragments d'un carnet sonore which depicts her unique trip from Geneva to Japan within a 6 months deadline on a VW mini van. She published a novel titled Dédale organique.

Filmography:

Les pas perdus (5', Switzerland, 2001)
Instance de froid (5', Switzerland, 2002)
Papier de bord (2', Switzerland, 2002)
Hermaphrodisme (2'30, Switzerland, 2002)
Orifices éphémères (4', Switzerland, 2002)
Sushis Story (9', Switzerland, 2003)
Branchage (3', Switzerland, 2003)
Mercure (3', Switzerland, 2003)
Amnésie locale (16', Switzerland, 2003)
Autoportrait à boule flottante (2', Switzerland, 2003)
Staccato en paysage (1'35, Switzerland, 2004)
D'un geste à l'autre (15', Switzerland, 2004)
Solitudes (5'35, Switzerland, 2004)
Abstraction (3', Switzerland, 2004)
Espace blanc (20', Switzerland, 2004)
Autoportraits I-II-III-IV (12'50, Switzerland, 2005)
Transhumance d'un parrapluie rouge (9', Switzerland, 2005)
Hokkaido (36', Switzerland, 2005)
Le temps d'un yoyo (20', Switzerland, 2009)
Carnets d'un fragment sonore (85', Switzerland, 2009)

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Haiku - Samantha Granger

Haiku - Samantha Granger (Orig.) / Switzerland / 1 min

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Haiku - Samantha Granger 2

Haiku - Samantha Granger 2 (Orig.) / Switzerland

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Hokkaido – The path to the northern sea

Le chemin de la mer du Nord (Orig.) / 2005 / Switzerland / 36 min

A poetic journey to Japan. A discovery of simple things talking the language of humanity…

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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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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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