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Im_Heung_Soon

South Korea

Heung-soon Im

Born in 1969, he majored in painting. He started with video works and went onto portray the society publicizing and socializing the forbidden and erased personal life with videos, photos, and displays...

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ismael

Tunisia

ismaël

Born in 1981 in Tunis, ismaël is a conceptualist photographer, blogger and cyber activist.

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Jaillette

France

Louise Jaillette

Louise Jaillette is an editor and director, known for Le gosse (2012), Le mur et l'eau (2014) and Les fleuves m'ont laissée descendre où je voulais (2014).

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Vit Janecek

Czech Republic

Vít Janeček

Vít Janeček is a Czech documentarist, film essayist. He teaches at FAMU, Prague...

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Miroslav Janek

Czech Republic

Miroslav Janek

Miroslav Janek is a Czech versatile filmmaker. As editor he worked with Geofreye Reggio on his famous Quatsi trilogy...

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Salome Jashi

Georgia

Salome Jashi

Salome Jashi is a Georgian journalist and director...

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jaško samo

Slovakia

Samuel Jaško

Samuel Jaško is a Slovak documentary filmmaker, graduate of Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava...

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Patric Jean

Belgium

Patric Jean

Patric Jean comes from Belgium but most of time lives in Paris. He shoots his documentary films all across the Europe...

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Logo

Canada

Rodrigue Jean

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Anders_Jedenfors

Sweden

Anders Jedenfors

Anders Jedenfors graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in June 2008. During his studies he made films for the BBC and British Channel 4. His previous work has been screened at film festivals all over the world...

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Miro_Jelok

Slovakia

Miro Jelok

Miro Jelok (b. 1987, Zvolen) studied screenwriting and dramaturgy at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. He is currently a student of the last year of the Department of Documentary Film. He is the youngest of the ten directors of Slovakia 2.0.

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Thomas_Jenkoe

France

Thomas Jenkoe

Thomas Jenkoe lives and works in Paris. He had his first film experience when he became script writer on Passwonder, a documentary essay directed by Guillaume Massart...

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jensen

Denmark

Tine Katinka Jensen

Tine Katinka Jensen is a Danish film director. She has lived and worked in Miami, Tokyo, Paris and Brussels...

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Dhia_Jerbi

Tunisia

Dhia Jerbi

Dhia Jerbi is a young Tunisian filmmaker ; born in 1991 in the United Arab Emirates, he moved to Tunisia in 2003. After his baccalaureate and a year of engineering school, he changed his orientation and he is actually enrolled at L’Institut Supérieur d'Art Multimédia Manouba (ISAMM) specialized in filmmaking and script writing...

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jezkova

Czech Republic

Viola Ježková

Viola Ježková is a Czech documentary film director, student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU, Prague. Her short student film My Body's Body was awarded of Best documentary film at FAMUFEST NOIR 2012.

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Rachel_Leah_Jones

Israel

Rachel Leah Jones

Rachel Leah Jones is a director, producer, and editor born in Berkeley, California, and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her credits include 500 DUNAM ON THE MOON (2002), ASHKENAZ (2007), TARGETED CITIZEN (2010), and GYPSY DAVY (2011)...

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orri_jonsson

Iceland

Orri Jónsson

Icelandic artist Orri Jónsson is a photographer and a musician. His photographs have been published in magazines, including Big Magazine, and exhibited at institutions including the Museum Folkwang in Essen and the Reykjavík Museum of Photography...

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Bruno_Jorge

Brazil

Bruno Jorge

Bruno Jorge was born at Recife, Brazil, in 1981 but moved to São Paulo at a very young age. He has directed and edited more than 10 short to medium films to-date, including dramas and documentaries. His films have been selected and awarded prizes at many festivals all over the world, such as the FESTIVAL DE CANNES – CINEFONDATION - and the International Film Festival Rotterdam...

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Michal Jozwiak

Poland

Michał Jóźwiak

Michał Jóźwiak is a Polish screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, journalist and poet...

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Morten_Kjems_Juhl

Denmark

Morten Kjems Juhl

Morten Kjems Juhl (born 1976) has a master degree in Film Studies and has produced and directed a number of short fiction films.

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News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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