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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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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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France

Julia Sangnakkara

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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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K_Kaczmarek

Poland

Krzysztof Kaczmarek

Krzysztof Kaczmarek is a visual artist and filmmaker, born in 1983 in Blachownia, Silesian Voivodeship.

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News

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 -

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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- 13.6.2016 -

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 -

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