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Andersson

Kenya

Beatrice "Maggie" Andersson

Beatrice "Maggie" Andersson was born in Kenya in 1962 in a Maasai village and died in 2012 from cancer while she was living in Malmö, Sweden.

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Hubert

Canada

Hubert Aquin

Hubert Aquin was born on October 24, 1929 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was a producer and director, known for Courtship (1961), À Saint-Henri le cinq septembre (1962) and Of Sport and Men (1959).

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Asher

Netherlands

Meira Asher

Composer-performer and image-sound artist Meira Asher, was born in Israel and lives in the Netherlands...

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Ribena

Latvia

Ribena Asnate

Ribena Asnate is a Latvian documentary and experimental filmmaker...

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M_A_Atassi

Syria

Mohammad Ali Atassi

Mohammad Ali Atassi is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. He was born in 1967 in Damascus, Syria. Atassi obtained a diploma in civil engineering from Damascus University in 1992 and a DEA in history from the Sorbonne Paris 4 in 1996. Since 2000, he has been writing for several Arab and international newspapers on political and cultural topics...

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Sanaz_Azari

Iran

Sanaz Azari

Sanaz Azari was born in Ispahan (Iran) in 1981. She grew up and lives in Brussels where, after studying photography, she graduated from the scenography workshop at the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de la Cambre (National School of Visual Arts)...

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Azcona

Spain

Carlos Serrano Azcona

Carlos Serrano Azcona (b. 1969, Madrid, Spain) studied philosophy at the Complutense University of Madrid and direction at the London Film School. In 2006, he founded his own production company, ESTAR AHÍ CINEMA, with which he produced the films El árbol (The tree) and Quantum Men...

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Mieko

Japan

Mieko Azuma

Born in 1977 in Kyoto, Azuma majored in metalwork at the Kanazawa College of Art. Since graduation in 2000, she has lived in Germany and studied documentary film at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). In 2008 she received the Starter Film Prize from the city of Munich and the German DAAD Prize for Yuri and Tuesday (for which she was cinematographer).

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Debois_Baandrup

Denmark

Jeppe Debois Baandrup

Jeppe Debois Baandrup (born 1973) is an Art historian and co-founder of Galleri Tusk. He is mainly occupied with the production of cultural events and art exhibitions.

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Babitz

Israel

Liviu Babitz

Liviu Babitz is a director and actor, known for The Little Western Wall (2009), Essential Killing (2010) and Infiltration (2010).

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Erik Bafving

Sweden

Erik Bäfving

Erik Bäfving is a Swedish film editor and documentary film director...

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jaroslava bagdasarova

Slovakia

Jaroslava Bagdasarová

Jaroslava Bagdasarová was born in Slovakia. She concerns on anthropology and ethnografical documentary...

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Bahar Demirel

Turkey

Şirin Bahar Demirel

Şirin Bahar demirel - After graduating from the cinema department at Galatasaray University, Istanbul in 2010, she finished her MA in Artistic Direction of Cultural Projects at Université Paul Valéry, France. She has worked as assistant director in feature documentaries. She continues to work on her photography, video and street art projects in Istanbul.

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Lionel_Baier

Switzerland

Lionel Baier

Lionel Baier was born on December 13, 1976 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a director and producer, known for Garçon stupide (2004), Les grandes ondes (à l'ouest) (2013) and Un autre homme (2008)...

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Fred_Baillif

Switzerland

Frédéric Baillif

Born in 1973 in Geneva, Switzerland. 2000 Receives degree from the Institut d'Études Sociales, in special education. Self-taught filmmaker. Several internships as production assistant in New York. Also directs commissioned films.

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anitha_1

India

Anitha Balachandran

Anitha Balachandran is an Indian freelance animation film-maker, illustrator and graphic designer...

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Balagura

Ukraine

Aleksandr Balagura

Oleksandr Balahura was born in 1960 in Luboml. He graduated from the Faculty of History of Kyiv State University. From 1989 to 1998, he worked as a director at the Ukrainian Studio of Chronicle and Documentary Films and TV Projects.

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Ballantyne

Canada

Tanya Ballantyne

Also known as: Tanya Ballantyne, Tanya Mackay, Tanya Tree.

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Sylvie Ballyot

France

Sylvie Ballyot

A graduate of La fémis, Sylvie Ballyot first worked as an editor, she collaborated for example on films by acclaimed French director François Ozon...

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Balog Milan

Slovakia

Milan Balog

Milan Balog is a Slovak film director. He got his reputation after winning "Arte award" of international jury for European short film at the film festival in Oberhausen...

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DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

With its 8th edition, the prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award moves to Locarno, Switzerland. There, one of the seven directors nominated for the award designed primarily for emerging documentary talents will receive the award on August 8. With her debut HAUNTED, Syrian native LIWAA YAZJI enters this year’s competition. Read about the success of her film as well as about her creative path towards documentary in our exclusive interview!

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My Street Films Conquers Central Europe

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The amateur film movement keeps growing every day and the unique My Street Films map is a clear proof of that! The enthusiasm of filmmakers who are telling the stories of places they live in through their short films is spreading from London through the Czech Republic to three more European countries; Slovakia, Poland and Hungary thanks to DAFilms.com!

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The new, already 46th edition of the famous Swiss festival and member of the Doc Alliance network Visions du Réel is literally round the corner. Get ready for the unique atmosphere of demanding and innovative cinema in the charming environment of Lake Geneva in an interview with festival director Luciano Barisone!

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