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Lippi L.

Switzerland

Lucrezia Lippi

After her studies in theory of Cinema at the University La Sapienza in Rome and Denis Diderot- Paris VII in Paris between 2002 and 2008, Lucrezia Lippi joined the Cinema/cinéma du réel Department of Geneva University of Art and Design.

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lipsett

Canada

Arthur Lipsett

Director, Screenwriter, Editor (b. January 1, 1936 Montreal, Quebec).

The ghost of experimental film in the National Film Board documentary machine, Arthur Lipsett was one of Canadian cinema’s most original artists and a key figure in the development of experimental cinema.

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Loach

United Kingdom

Ken Loach

Ken Loach was born in 1936 in Nuneaton. He attended King Edward VI Grammar School and went on to study law at St. Peter's Hall, Oxford. After a brief spell in the theatre, Loach was recruited by the BBC in 1963 as a television director.

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Switzerland

Jean Loyson

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Juan Jose Lozano

Switzerland

Juan José Lozano

Juan José Lozano is a Swiss-Colombian documentary filmmaker. He is based in Geneva but regularly coming back to Colombia to shoot his films there…

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Loznitsa

Ukraine

Sergei Loznitsa

Sergei Loznitsa, Ukrainian film maker, was born on September, 5th 1964. He grew up in Kiev, and in 1987 graduated from the Kiev Polytechnic with a degree in Applied Mathematics. In 1987-1991 Sergei worked as a scientist at the Kiev Institute of Cybernetics, specializing in artificial intelligence research. He also worked as a translator from Japanese.
In 1997 Loznitsa graduated from the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where he studied feature film making.
Sergei Loznitsa has been making documentary films since 1996, and he has directed 16 documentaries. He has received numerous international awards, including festival prizes in Karlovy Vary, Leipzig, Oberhausen, Krakow, Paris, Madrid, Toronto, Jerusalem, St-Petersburg, as well as the Russian National Film awards “Nika” and “Laurel”. Sergei Loznitsa’s montage film “BLOCKADE” (2005) is based on the archive footage of besieged Leningrad.
Loznitsa’s feature debut “MY JOY” (2010) premiered in the main competition at the Festival de Cannes, and was followed by “IN THE FOG”, which premiered in the competition of the 65th Festival de Cannes in May 2012, where it was awarded FIPRESCI prize.
In 2013 Sergei Loznitsa launched a film production and distribution company ATOMS & VOID. Sergei continues to work in both documentary and feature genres. His feature length documentary “MAIDAN”, dedicated to the revolution in Ukraine, was premiered at the Festival de Cannes 2014. Sergei is currently preparing for his next feature film, “BABI YAR” which will narrate the events that took place in Kiev in the beginning of Nazi occupation.

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Pavel Lukáš

Pavel Lukáš is a Czech documentary film director, student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU, Prague.

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Anne Lund

Denmark

Anne Svejgård Lund

Anne Svejgård Lund is a Danish film director, she studies documentary film in London...

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myrna_maakaron

Lebanon

Myrna Maakaron

Myrna Maakaron is an actress and documentary film maker. She comes from Lebanon...

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MacPherson

Chile

Valentina Mac-Pherson

Valentina Mac-Pherson graduated from Audiovisual Communications, with a minor in film-making from the university UNIACC in Santiago, Chile. During her studies and career, she was developing a major concern in the area of art direction and in the area of documentaries, always with the concern of what the images represent and mean...

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Kirsty MacDonald

New Zealand

Kirsty MacDonald

Kirsty MacDonald is an independent filmmaker based in Auckland, New Zealand...

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Maciej Madracki

Poland

Maciej Madracki

Maciej Mądracki is a Polish filmmaker, author of experimental movies and short video forms...

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Michal Madracki

Poland

Michal Madracki

Michał Mądracki is a Polish writer and filmmaker...

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michael_madsen

Denmark

Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen is a Danish Film director and conceptual artist who is „interested in the areas of documentary filmmaking where additional reality is created“….

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MAFI

Chile

MAFI

The film "Propaganda" was made by a group of young filmmakers, graduates from different Chilean universities, who gathered to create a work based on the disconnection between politics and citizenship, giving different point of view on current and global situation.

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Magid

Denmark

Camilla Magid

Camilla Magid was born in 1979 and lives in Denmark. She has Bachelor Degrees in Film and Media and Arabic and her films reflect these topics of study.

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sylvia and graeme

Italy

Silvia Maglioni

Silvia Maglioni is an interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Paris. She works together with Graeme Thomson...

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Magnusson

Iceland

Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon

Sigurdur Hallmar Magnusson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1976. He studied literature and philosophy at the University of Iceland and later cinema at FAMU, the Czech National Film School in Prague.

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Israel

Adel Mahmoud

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Malinova

Czech Republic

Martina Malinová

Martina Malinová is s student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU (FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS IN PRAGUE).

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A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 1

Did you know that the DAFilms.com portal celebrates its 10th anniversary this year? In the world of online distribution, this is an extraordinary thing; so we decided to celebrate our big anniversary by introducing the DAFilms.com team and our life outside the virtual reality.

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Did you know that the history of short film is inseparably linked to documentary film? Read about the history of cinema, the unique Czech research project Atoms of Eternity and the potential of archive films online in our interview with film historian Lucie Česálková.

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Documentary subscription is here!

Documentary subscription is here!

Besides the rich documentary programme, the new year also brings you a big bonus! From Monday, February 16, you can subscribe to the whole film catalogue of DAFilms.com, including more than 1 000 carefully selected films, for a month or for the whole year and stream without any limits! Subscribers can also look forward to many benefits and discounts. What are they? Read on!

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