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Ricardo Íscar Álvarez



Ricardo Íscar Álvarez is Spanish filmmaker and lecturer. He studied Law at Salamanca University, Film Studies at Complutense University of Madrid and Film Direction at the German Film and Television Academy. He lived and worked in Berlin for 10 years.

El Foso (110 min, 2012)
Danza a los Espíritus (80 mins, 2009)
Juego Limpio (8 mins, 2009)
Soledad (25 mins, 2008)
Tierra Negra (90 mins, 2004)
El Cerco (13 mins, 2002-2006)
La Punta del Moral (57 mins, 2001)
Badu. Stories from the Negev Desert (63 mins, 1993-4)
El Diario de Manuel Ángel (32 mins, 1991)
A la Orilla del Río (22 mins, 1991)
Die Reise der Ida Irma nach Lunow (55 mins, 1990)
Die Tauben Essen Wassermelone (11 mins, 1987)
Baüme (22 mins, 1998)


Dance to the Spirits

Danza a los Espíritus (Orig.) / 2009 / Spain / 79 min

Dance to the Spirits is a creative documentary project that was shot in Nsola, an Evuzok village in the middle of the south Cameroon jungle. To the Evuzok there are two kinds of diseases that require different treatments: the «natural» ones and the ones from the night world, caused by sorcery. This is the story of Mba Owona Pierre the village chief and the ngengang, the «healer»...





David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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- 8.12.2016 -

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

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