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Kirsty MacDonald

Kirsty MacDonald

New Zealand

Biography

Kirsty MacDonald graduated from University of Auckland with a Masters in Creative and Performing Arts in 2007. She has directed several short award-winning documentaries. Her short film Black and White has shown at over 40 international festivals since 2006, winning both "Best Short NZ Documentary" and "Best Emerging Director" in the 2006 Documentary New Zealand International Film Festival. She has written two feature films and several short dramas as well as working on numerous short dramas during her Masters degree. MacDonald has a background in music and performance, as a member of a Wellington-based travelling theatre company, and as a solo and group performer of original acoustic music in the United States and New Zealand for fifteen years. She has performed in and produced five albums, as well as cocreating several animated shorts for New Zealand’s International Puppet Festival.


Filmography:

I Can Read You Like a Book (New Zealand, 2003)
Good For a Girl (New Zealand, 2005)
Black and White (16´, New Zealand, 2006)
Assume Nothnig (81´, New Zealand, 2009)
When She was King (11', New Zealand, 2009)

Assume Nothing

Assume Nothing (Orig.) / 2009 / New Zealand / 81 min

Man, woman, gay, lesbian, straight, normal, exotic, Drag Queen, Drag King – New Zealand photographer Rebecca Swan challenges our notions of gender, sexuality and beauty.

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GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

“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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