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Directors on the DAFilms portal

João Miller Guerra

Portugal

João Miller Guerra

João Miller Guerra was born in Lisbon in 1974. Art Director of three medium lenght films for Portuguese public channel RTP2 (“Natal no Hipermercado”, “Graciosa” and “A Última de Seia”), he developed his artistic studies in ar.co school.

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guiro

Senegal

Idrissa Guiro

Idrissa Guiro is a Franco-Senegalese film maker. He began work as a photographer before moving on to film. In 2008, he directed his first film, Barcelone ou la mort. Alongside his activities as a director, Idrissa Guiro works as a director of photography.

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Michael Gunzburger

Switzerland

Michael Gűnzburger

Michael Günzburger is a Swiss painter and multimedia artist...

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Bert Haanstra

Netherlands

Bert Haanstra

Bert Haanstra was a Dutch film and documentary director and Academy Award winner...

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Martin_Hablesreiter

Austria

Martin Hablesreiter

Martin Hablesreiter is an independent scientist and artist based in Vienna…

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Haines

United Kingdom

Robert Haines

obert Haines** was born in South Wales where he continues to reside. He has worked as a gravedigger, aircraft parts inspector and School Governor as well as a photographer, cameraman, journalist and writer for news and features.

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Hammarberg

Sweden

Mark Hammarberg

Mark Hammarberg and Ester Martin Bergsmark met at the school of documentary filmmaking at Biskops Arnö. They have been working closely together for four years, developing a characteristic and innovative style...

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Johannes_Hammel

Austria

Johannes Hammel

Lives and works as director, cinematographer and producer in Vienna.

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hanak

Slovakia

Dušan Hanák

Leading Slovak film director and screenwriter.

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Martin_Hanzlicek

Czech Republic

Martin Hanzlíček

Martin Hanzlíček is a Czech documentary filmmaker and TV managing editor...

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Blaise_Harrison

Switzerland

Blaise Harrison

Blaise Harrison graduated from the École cantonale d’art in Lausanne. He has directed several short films, including Bibeleskaes, screened at the Festival Visions du Réel in 2006...

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p_hartmann

Germany

Philipp Hartmann

Philipp Hartmann was born in 1972 in Karsruhe (Germany) as son of Wolfgang Hartmann (art historian, professor at Universtity of Karsruhe) and Dürten Hartmann (M.A. in German philology)...

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Mustapha Hasnaoui

Tunisia

Mustapha Hasnaoui

Mustapha Hasnaoui was a documentary film director. He was born in Tunis and lived in France for the past 25 years...

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Hassan

Syria

Nidal Hassan

Nidal Hassan is an independent Syrian director, who was arrested twice during the making of TRUE STORY OF LOVE, LIFE, DEATH AND SOMETIMES REVOLUTION. He was one of several directors dismissed from the Syrian National Film Organization for supporting the Syrian uprising. Hassan’s filmography includes several feature and documentary films such as JOY, EVERYDAY STORY and FLINT MOUNTAIN. His debut SALTY SKIN (2003) is considered to be a cornerstone in independent Syrian cinema.

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HASSE

France

Laurent HASSE

Born in 1970 in Moyeuvre-Grande, in the North East of France, Laurent Hasse studied at the age of 18 the documentary cinema at the Futuroscope University in Poitiers.

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Hatle 2

Czech Republic

Petr Hátle

Petr Hátle is a Czech student of Departement of Documentary Film at FAMU in Prague...

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Elke Hauck

Germany

Elke Hauck

Elke Hauck is a German documentary filmmaker...

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Hauzenberger

Austria

Gerald Igor Hauzenberger

Gerald Igor Hauzenberger is an Austrian film director and producer…

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Thomas Heise

Germany

Thomas Heise

Thomas Heise comes from Eastern Berlin. All his films that he made untill the fall of Berlin wall were banned or prohibited from showing by the East German government...

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Leonard Helmrich

Netherlands

Leonard Retel Helmrich

Leonard Retel Helmrich is a Dutch film director most famous for his „single shot cinema“ theory...

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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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