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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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Mahdi_Zamanpour_Kiasari

Iran

Mahdi Zamanpour Kiasari

Born in 1975, Mahdi Zamanpour Kiasari holds an MA degree in TV production. He started his career as a Director, Writer & Producer and has made more than 65 documentaries and TV programs. Mashti Esmaeil is Mahdi’s latest work that has garnered him numerous international awards such as the grand prize in Vision Du Réel 2014.

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Jaak_Kilmi

Estonia

Jaak Kilmi

Jaak Kilmi is an Estonian film director and a journalist...

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Dong_ryung_Kim

South Korea

Dong-ryung Kim

Kim Dong-ryung directed AMERICAN ALLEY (2008), a feature-length documentary about foreign women working as entertainers in the US military camp sites, and won Ogawa Shinsuke Prize at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival.

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Kirchhoff

Slovakia

Robert Kirchhoff

Robert Kirchhoff (born May 7, 1968) is a Slovakian independent film director, producer, cinematographer, and scriptwriter.

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Nino Kirtadze 2

Georgia

Nino Kirtadzé

Award-winning director Nino Kirtadze is internationally renowned for her sensitive and compassionate approach to difficult issues and her intense visual sense...

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Carlos_Klein

Chile

Carlos Klein

Carlos Klein was born in Santiago de Chile in 1972. The Chilean-German movie director studied filmmaking in his hometown, in Cuba and in London...

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Vit Klusak

Czech Republic

Vít Klusák

Vít Klusák is a Czech film director, cinematographer, editor and producer...

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Volker Koepp

Germany

Volker Koepp

Volker Koepp is a widely respected German documentarist, famous for his precise "behind the scenes" perspective and his talent to win the trust of the people he portrayed in his films...

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Steffen_Kohn

Germany

Steffen Köhn

Steffen Köhn, born in 1980, completed a Master’s degree in anthropology and film studies before studying film directing at the German Film- and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) and at Columbia University in New York. He produces fiction and documentary films as well as more experimental video art pieces and installations...

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Martin_Kohout

Czech Republic

Martin Kohout

Martin Kohout is a student at FAMU’s documentary film department, and previously studied sociology at Charles University’s Faculty of Art, where his bachelor’s thesis was on the coupon privatization...

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Rozalie Kohoutova

Czech Republic

Rozálie Kohoutová

Rozálie Kohoutová is a Czech documentary film director. She is mostly interested in topics connected with the life of Romany minority...

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Visa Koiso-Kanttila

Finland

Visa Koiso-Kanttila

Visa Koiso-Kanttila is a Finish documentary film director and producer...

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kojnok arnold

Slovakia

Arnold Kojnok

Arnold Kojnok is a Slovak film director and producer. He studied at Intermedia and Audiovisual Creativity FVU AKU Banská Bystrica...

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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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