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Judith_Abensour

France

Judith Abensour

Judith Abensour co-directed the film Parades, together with Thomas Bauer.

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Abolafia

Israel

Yossi Abolafia

Yossi Abolafia is the illustrator of several I Can Read Books, including It's Snowing! It's Snowing!: Winter Poems by Jack Prelutsky, as well as Barbara Ann Porte's stories about Harry. He is also the author-illustrator of several of his own picture books, including Fox Tale and A Fish for Mrs. Gardenia. He lives with his family near Jerusalem.

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Pavel Abraham 3

Czech Republic

Pavel Abrahám

Pavel Abrahám is a Czech film director and screenwriter, graduate of AAAD, Prague...

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Abramjan

Czech Republic

Andran Abramjan

Born in Prague, Czech Republic. Graduated from biology. Currently studies documentary filmmaking at FAMU film academy in Prague.

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F_Abramovich

Switzerland

Fabienne Abramovich

Born in 1959 in Paris, France. Joint Swiss and French citizenship. Since 1980 lives in Geneva. Choreography of over 20 dance productions. 1991 Founds the association METAL.

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Inka_Achte

Finland

Inka Achté

Inka has over 10 years of experience working in the film and television industries in her native Finland, and in the United Kingdom. Alongside directing numerous award-winning short documentaries, she has worked at Finnish National Television (YLE) and independent production companies as a Director, Producer and Script Writer, on documentary series and factual programming...

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Aertryck

France

Maximilien Van Aertryck

Maximilien Van Aertryck was born in 1989 outside of Paris. He has attended the Biskops-Arnö documentary course in Sweden as well as film courses at the School of Film Directing in Gothenburg and the University of Stockholm...

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agadjanean

Moldova

George Agadjanean

George Agadjanean studied TV Directing at the Academy of Music and Fine Arts of Moldavia. At the moment, George works in the Moldova Film studio as a director, developing several film projects...

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Macarena_Aguilo

Chile

Macarena Aguiló

Macarena Aguiló was born in 1971. She studied audiovisual Communications in Chile and have been worked as an Art Director in several movies and TV series...

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Aguttes

France

Julie Aguttes

Julie Aguttes was born in Paris in February 1972. She has lived and worked in Marseilles since seven years.

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Alabrudzinska

Poland

Kalina Alabrudzińska

Kalina Alabrudzińska is a Polish documentary film director, graduate of Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing...

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samuela_alarcon

Spain

Samuel Alarcón

Samuel Alarcón is a Spanish documentary film director, video artist and scholar...

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Maite_Alberdi

Chile

Maite Alberdi

Maite Alberdi has a degree in Social Communication and is a graduate of the Catholic University of Chile with a degree in Aesthetics and Audiovisual Direction. As director, she is noted for a strong author signature that achieves an intimate portrait of the characters she develops, relating daily stories in small worlds...

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Diana_Allan

United States

Diana Allan

Diana Allan is an anthropologist and filmmaker. She is a fellow at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. She earned her Ph.D. in anthropology at Harvard University, was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows from 2008 to 2012, and is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow...

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Gérard Allon

Israel

Gérard Allon

Gérard Allon is an Israeli film director and video artist...

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Alvarez

Spain

Mercedes Alvarez

EL CIELO GIRA (2005), first long film by Mercedes Álvarez, gained the unanimous acclaim of both critics and numerous international awards, such as the Tiger Awards from Rotterdam, Cinema du Rèel from Paris, Infinity from Alba (Italy) or BACIFI from Buenos Aires, and has been shown in more than 30 countries.

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Alves

Portugal

Cláudia Alves

Cláudia Alves (Lisbon, 1980) is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Portugal. She studied documentary filmmaking at the International Film School of San Antonio de Los Baños (Cuba). Earlier she graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon and has also studied in the Fine Arts’ Academy of Brera, Milan.

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Phie Ambo 01

Denmark

Phie Ambo

Phie Ambo is a Danish director of documentary films

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sandy amerio

France

Sandy Amerio

Sandy Amerio was born in 1973 in Paris. She lives and works in Berlin. She studied film directing at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France.

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IH_Andersen

Denmark

Iben Haahr Andersen

Born 1953, Copenhagen.
Educated sounddesigner, Danish National Filmschool, 1982.
Iben started in 1996 directing documentaries beside doing sounddesign...

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News

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas Fahdel has won the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The winning film is composed of two parts – the first was shot before the US army’s invasion of Iraq while the second part captures the post-war events – providing an essential report on the turning point in the country’s development. Instead of shorthand news features on the events in Iraq, it brings an impressive portrayal of life in the country. Director Fahdel received the award at the Locarno film festival.

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- 10.8.2015 -

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Teams organising autumn film festivals keep busy even in the summer months, diligently working on their programme to produce an ever richer and more attractive film offer. This is also the case of Jihlava IDFF which is presenting its first edition of the Fascinations conference dedicated to the distribution and promotion of experimental films.

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- 3.8.2015 -

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

Despite the holiday season, we keep bringing you new documentaries that can travel with you anywhere you go. Each week, acquisitions manager Diana Tabakov selects them carefully for you, searching for them on the websites of festival catalogues and in dark video libraries. Learn more about her job!

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- 27.7.2015 -

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