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Frédérique Rouyer

Frédérique Pollet Rouyer



Frédérique Pollet Rouyer was born in 1970 in Paris. She studied first politics and law. She finished her law studies at faculty in Aix en Provence and recieved a title of Doctor of Laws. Her speciality is European audio-visual legislature. In parallel to her law studies she became interested in cinema and photography. She now works mostly as a photographer, videoartist and director of documentary films. Her last movie till the date 18 Years was awarded Special Mention of Jury at Visions du Reel 2009 in Nyon.


Station Lumiére (90´, France, 2003)
De l´usage du temps (15´, France, 2008)
18 Ans/ 18 Years (22´, France, 2009)
The D Train (5', USA, 2011)
Inquire Within (4', USA, 2012)
The Claustrum (15', USA, 2014)


18 Years

18 ans (Orig.) / 2009 / France / 22 min

Through the character of Morgane, this film depicts the moment in life when a young woman - caught between adulthood and being a child - charges forward in life, armed with self-protection and carrying her baggage.





“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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