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David Čálek

Czech Republic / Website

Biography

David Čálek is a Czech cinematographer and documentary film director.


Filmography:
Dotek obrazu (Czech Republic, 1998)
269 miliónů pod hladinou/ 269 Millions under Water (53´, Czech Republic, 2002)
Barevný národ (24´, Czech Republic, 2002)
Jak jich miluju, tak mě serou (40´, Czech Republic, 2003)
Bezesné noci/ Sleepless Nights - společně s Radimem Špačkem (108´, Czech Republic, 2004)
Tančící Katmándů (53´, Czech Republic, 2006)
Berkat a Maršo - štěstí a svoboda/ Berkat a Marsho: Happiness and Freedom (70´, Czech Republic, 2007)
Olympiáda über Alles (28´, Czech Republic, 2008)
Nebe, Peklo/ Heaven, Hell (82´, Czech Republic, 2009)
Tiger Lillies in Prague (48´, Czech Republic, 2009)
Dva malí piráti ze Somálska/Two Little Somalian Pirates (90', Czech Republic, 2011)
Dobré úmysly (52', Czech Republic, 2012)
Pirátské sítě (85', Czech Republic, 2014)
Cesta vzhůru (99', Czech Republic/Slovakia, 2015)

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Climbing Higher

Cesta vzhůru (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic, Slovakia / 99 min

Radek Jaroš in a film about facing challenges wherever they may be. Climbing Higher tells a story of rugged determination and of overcoming human limits. Radek Jaroš is the first Czech and only the 15th person in the world to have completed the Crown of the Himalayas, the world’s 14 tallest peaks...

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Dreamless Nights - CZ version

Bezesné noci - CZ verze (Orig.) / 2004 / Czech Republic / 108 min

The film is about a crisis in the Czech Television at the end of the year 2000 and beginning of the year 2001...

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Dreamless Nights - EN version

Bezesné noci - EN verze (Orig.) / 2004 / Czech Republic / 110 min

The film is about a crisis in the Czech Television at the end of the year 2000 and beginning of the year 2001...

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Pirating pirates

Pirátské sítě (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 87 min

The film crew originally planned to make a film about the pirate phenomenon in Somalia. The creators, however, had no idea that they’d have to lay their original plans aside – the locals played a double game with them, which made learning about reality in Somalia impossible...

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News

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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- 13.6.2016 -

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