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Hubert Aquin



Hubert Aquin was born on October 24, 1929 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was a producer and director, known for Courtship (1961), À Saint-Henri le cinq septembre (1962) and Of Sport and Men (1959). He died on March 15, 1977 in Montréal.

Of Sport and Men (59', Canada, 1959)
Courtship (60', Canada, 1961)
À Saint-Henri le cinq septembre/September Five at Saint-Henri (27', Canada, 1962)


September Five at Saint-Henri

September Five at Saint-Henri (Orig.) / 1962 / Canada / 27 min

This short film is a series of vignettes of life in Saint-Henri, a Montreal working-class district, on the first day of school.





“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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