On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.
Directors on the DAFilms portal
After earning his first degree in biology, Kostomarov graduated from VGIK’s Cinematography Department in 2002. In 2005 he studied at the European Discovery Campus, and then in 2006 at BBC’s London office. As a DoP, Kostomarov shot features with Sergei Loznitsa, AlekseiUchitel, Aleksei Popogrebsky, and Boris Khlebnikov...
Jaroslav Kratochvíl is studying documentary filmmaking at FAMU. His short films The Munich Agreement (2009) and General (2007) explored Czechoslovak history. He worked on the series Children of Stalinism (2009) which dealt with the offspring of political prisoners, and on the TV series Paths of Faith (2010). Long Live Hunting! (2014) is his first documentary feature.