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Karin Jurschick

Germany

Karin Jurschick

Karin Jurschick is a German documentary film director focused on social and political issues observed from a gender perspective...

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Mahmoud Kaabour

Lebanon

Mahmoud Kaabour

Born in 1979 and raised in Beirut, Kaabour graduated from the Mel Oppenheim School of Cinema and worked at the National Film Board of Canada and the CBC newsroom. His short film "Being Osama" received four international awards and made him the youngest commissioned filmmaker in Canadian television.

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Kabil

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Namik Kabil

Namik Kabil was born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he studied medicine before the war broke out 1992.

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Kachkin

Russia

Sergey Kachkin

Sergey Kachkin, a Russian film director and producer, was educated in Moscow at the Higher School of Journalism, and Documentary Film School. Since 2006 Sergey has made several documentaries as a producer, film director and DoP.

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Andrea Kalinova

Slovakia

Andrea Kalinová

Andrea Kalinová is a Slovak photographer...

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Linda Jablonska

Czech Republic

Linda Kallistová Jablonská

Linda Kallistová Jablonská is a graduate of Departement of Documentary Film of FAMU, Prague...

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Caroline Kamya

Uganda

Caroline Kamya

Caroline Kamya is a film director and producer from Uganda...

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jukka

Finland

Jukka Kärkkäinen

Jukka Kärkkäinen was born on January 20, 1972 in Kerava, Finland as Jukka-Pekka Kärkkäinen. He is a director and writer, known for Kovasikajuttu (2012), Kansakunnan olohuone (2009) and Zetor - vappaana syntynyt (2005).

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kasper

Germany

Leonore Kasper

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Nikos_Katsaounis

Greece

Nikos Katsaounis

Nikos Katsaounis is an award winning documentary director and producer who works out of Brooklyn and Athens. Since the early 2000s he has directed and produced 3 feature documentaries, 100s of short format videos for the web, an award winning cross platform documentary The Prism GR2011, and many corporate communication videos...

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Naomi Kawase

Japan

Naomi Kawase

Noami Kawase is a Japanese film director with significant international reputation...

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soda

Japan

Soda Kazuhiro

Kazuhiro Soda was born in Ashikaga, Japan in 1970 and has lived in New York since 1993...

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keca

Serbia

Srdjan Keca

Studied filmmaking at the Ateliers Varan and the UK National Film and Television School. Made films in the Balkans, the UK, and the Middle East. Among his recent recognitions are Best Central and East European Documentary at Jihlava IDFF 2012, Best Documentary at London Short Film Festival 2012, Cottbus Discovery Award at Filmfestival Cottbus 2011 (for Mirage) and Best Balkan Documentary at Dokufest 2011 (for A Letter to Dad).

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Keil

Germany

Judith Keil

Judith Keil (37) is a documentary filmmaker who lives in Berlin. After studying Germanistik, journalism, theatrical film and television studies at the FUBerlin, she has worked on development and production of several award-winning (including the Adolf Grimme Prize in 2003) film projects. Under the"David Lynch Presents Interview Project Germany", she worked as an interviewer and editor.

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Gurcan_Keltek

Turkey

Gürcan Keltek

He was born in İzmir. He graduated from the Department of Cinema under the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dokuz Eylül University. He worked as an assistant in feature films and shot several short films, music videos and commercial films.

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kent

United States

Jon Kent

Jon Kent is an award-winning commercial director who specializes in films for nonprofit institutions and social causes...

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Peter Kerekes

Slovakia

Peter Kerekes

Peter Kerekes is a Slovak director of documentary films although he studied directing of fiction films...

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Max Kestner

Denmark

Max Kestner

Max Kestner is a award-winning Danish director of documentary films...

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me

Canada

Tara Khalili

Tara Khalili is a Canadian alternative filmmaker of Iranian descent based in Toronto, Ontario...

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Arsinee Khanjian

Canada

Arsinée Khanjian

Arsinée Khanjian is a Armenian-Canadian actress and producer, the wife and „muse“ of famous film director Atom Egoyan...

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News

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

Last year saw the launch and pilot edition of KineDok, a unique international project presenting the screenings of creative documentary films enhanced by the debates with the authors of the films and various experts and by other interesting accompanying events. In 2016, this project, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film, offers 15 more European documentaries and brings site specific screenings also to the new audiences in Poland and Norway. Within the Czech Republic, the fans of creative documentaries have a chance to visit more than 150 screenings at at least 25 diverse places and explore current Czech and European documentary production.

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- 9.5.2016 -

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

Read an exclusive interview with Polish filmmaker Słavomir Batyra, director of THE GREAT THEATRE. He will guide you through the recesses of his short film just like his film guides the viewers through the recesses of the largest opera house in the world. Would you like some opera tickets or rather cinema ones? What about taking both?

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- 20.4.2016 -

International My Street Films project launches its third edition

International My Street Films project launches its third edition

The My Street Films competition, which invites the public to make their own short films from their surroundings, launches its third edition in the streets of Central Europe. The project originally comes from London where it mapped the city on the Thames through film stories about the streets and their inhabitants. In collaboration with DAFilms.com, the film map has expanded to the Czech Republic and from there to Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.

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- 13.4.2016 -

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