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Alfeu França



Alfeu França was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since 1998, he has written and directed documentaries mostly dealing with forgotten historical facts and heavily based in the use of archival material. His films have been screened on festivals worldwide. Alfeu was also the curator of a number of film series in Brazil’s major art centers, a jury member at several film festivals and a programmer at the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival.

“OTA BENGA” (U.S. / Brazil, 2002, 16min)
“COLLYER BROTHERS" (Brazil, 2006, 23 min,)
“THE AWAKENING OF A GIANT" (Brazil, 2008, 30 min)
"A DEUSA BRANCA" (Brazil, 2013, 31 min)


The White Goddess

A Deusa Branca (Orig.) / 2013 / Brazil / 31 min

In 1958, the polemic Brazilian artist Flávio de Carvalho joined an expedition to the rain forest to shoot his first feature film, a strange mix of surrealist fiction and ethnography work about a young woman violently kidnapped by Amazonian indians. Danger, romance and quarrels in the jungle and the production had to be interrupted...





“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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