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Doris Buttignol



Doris Buttignol is a writer, filmmaker and multimedia artist. She was born and raised in France but began her artistic career in Vancouver, Canada. Doris also studied and lived for several years in England.

During the beginning of her career Doris collaborated in particular with Western Front on projects related to the FLUXUS movement and experimental work with new technologies.

She then turned her attention to documentary films, writing and directing over 20 features.

In 2006 her film One of Many was screened at the United Nations to address the notion of cultural genocide.

Doris’ work explores social and political issues in film and theatre. She has a particular interest in minority groups and as such founded the Gay Theatre Festival in London in 2005.


No Gazaran (90’, France, 2014)
One of Many (96’, France, 2004)



ONE OF MANY (Orig.) / 2005 / Canada / 92 min

Sally Tisiga, a young woman from native descend, is taking us in a trip across the magnificent landscape of Western Canada...



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

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 -

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