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Sebastian Mez



Sebastian Mez was born 1982 in Essen, Germany. After graduating high school, he started an intership at Caspari Film for one year and then he worked as a freelancer. During this period, he directed several social spots and shorts. In 2007 he shot his first documentary DO THE RIGHT THING about capital punishment in Texas/USA, that premieres at the Max Ophüls Festival 2008. Since October 2007 Sebastian studies Directing at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany, where he also made REMEMBER HOW TO FLY (2009) and A LETTER FROM GERMANY (2011).

A Letter from Germany - 2011
Remember How to Fly - 2009
Do the Right Thing - 2007


Trace of the future according to Sebastian Mez

Une trace du futur selon Sebastian Mez (Orig.) / 2014 / Germany / 4 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.





“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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