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Mara Trifu



Mara Trifu is a Romanian freelance documentary director and camera operator. She completed her MA at the National Film and Television School, in the UK, prior to which she participated to numerous international film workshops: Sarajevo Talent Campus, Istanbul Express, Aristoteles Workshop, Berlinale Talent Campus, Docstories Black Sea and Docs in Thessaloniki.

You Can’t Hide Love From Gypsies (5', 2011)
The Japanese Quince Tree (21', 2012)
The Bridge (5' 2014)


The Japanese Quince Tree

Gutuiul Japonez (Orig.) / 2012 / Romania / 21 min

Madame Grosu knows how to observe the deepest meanings in the smallest things like a great oriental philosopher. She is voluble, wise and quick-witted. She loves nature and animals and she enjoys a cigarette from time to time...





“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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