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Cristóbal Vicente



Architect and filmmaker, born in Chile in 1975. Author of the documentary ARCANA, about the last working year of the old prison of Valparaíso, Chile. On 2011 was edited the final edition of ARCANA, that consist on a book that complement the film (www.proyectoarcana.cl).
From 1999 to 2000 works on audiovisual workshops inside the new prison of Valparaiso. From 2007 to the present, works on different architect and design universities (PUCV & UTFSM) developing experimental film workshops, studying through cinema the space-time territory.
At this days he is working on his second film "PARASANG" about the relation between cinema and the space-time that surround us.


ARCANA - 2006



Arcana (Orig.) / 2006 / Chile / 81 min

Arcana is a film about the last working year of the old prison of Valparaiso, Chile. It is a homage to the jail, to the values and customs of the men who lived in it for 150 years.





“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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