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Matt Sweetwood

United States

Biography

Born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1971. He currently lives in Potsdam, Germany. Sweetwood studied film at the California State University San Diego. He has broad experience as a script writer and director in both the United States and Germany.


Filmography:
THE STORY OF LIBERTY (2004)
LIBERTY AT WAR (2004)
DESERT DREAMERS (2005)
HOMEMADE HILLBILLY JAM (2005)
FORGETTING DAD (2008)
BEERLAND (2013)

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Forgetting Dad

Forgetting Dad (Orig.) / 2008 / Germany / 84 min

Rick Minnich goes in search of his father,who, at the age of forty-five, lost his memory forever following an apparently minor car accident

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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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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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