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Anitha Balachandran



Anitha Balachandran combines live-action and experimental techniques of animation in her short films. An animation graduate from the National Institute of Design in India, she has a M.A. from the Royal College of Art, London. Her current interests lie in non- fiction, and oral histories.


Pudavai (UK, 2001)
Why Not? (4´, UK/India, 2004)
Flood of Memory (11´, UK/India, 2008)

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Flood of memory

Flood of memory (Orig.) / 2008 / India, United Kingdom / 11 min

In August 2006, the monsoon hit the Indian province of Rajasthan like a flood. It rained without a break for 25 days...





“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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