Interview with RIDM’s executive director Roxanne Sayegh. How to tell Canadian films from global documentaries? How does the support of young North American filmmakers work? Why is it good for a festival to be governed by a woman?
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Miro Remo was born in Ladce, in the small industrial village in the centre of Slovakia in 1983. He graduated grammar-school in 2001, then settled in Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia. He is working as graphic designer for 6 years in the small IT company and studying directing at University of performing arts in Bratislava. His three student’s films were shown at many festivals around the world and received more than 40 awards together. His last film Arsy-Versy is the most succesfull film in the history of university, where Miro is in fifth of year studying, with 30 international and domestic prizes for last 12 screening’s months.
João Pedro Rodrigues was born in Lisbon in 1966. After studying biology at Lisbon University he attended the Lisbon Film School, where he obtained his diploma. His public film career began at the 54th Venice Festival in 1997 with the short PARABÉNS!, which won the Special Jury Prize.