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Directors on the DAFilms portal

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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artchil khetagouri

Georgia

Artchil Khetagouri

Artchil Khetagouri is a Georgian film director. He lives and works in Amsterdam...

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Khleifi

Palestinian Territories

Michel Khleifi

Michel Khleifi (born 1950 in Nazareth) is a Palestinian film writer, director and producer. He emigrated from Israel in 1970 and now resides in Belgium. There, he studied television and theatre directing at the Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle (INSAS). After graduating from INSAS, he worked in Belgium television before turning to making his own films. He has directed and produced several documentary and feature films and received several prestigious awards.

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Khodja

Lamine Ammar Khodja

Lamine Ammar Khodja (born 1983, Algeria) moved to France in 2003. His previous short films include: ALGIERS LESS THAN ZERO, ’56 SOUTH and HOW TO REFRAME AN OUTLAW BY PULLING AT A THREAD. His first feature documentary film ASK YOUR SHADOW was selected in FID Marseille 2012 and received the Best Film Award.

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paliz_khoshdel

Iran

Paliz Khoshdel

Paliz Khoshdel was born in 1985 in Rasht, Iran he is a Iranian underground film director and producer. His films as director and producer include, Street Sultans (2011), Mutiny of Colours, and he produced On Underground ( 2014 ) directed by Mahan Khomamipor and Remission (2015)...

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Marianne Khoury

Egypt

Marianne Khoury

Marianne Khoury is a Cairo-based filmmaker, director and producer of documentary films...

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

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