It has been a week since the festive open air screening has concluded the 25th edition of FIDMarseille IFF, the French representative of Doc Alliance documentary platform. Held at the Côte d’Azur, the festival has shined again with its appealingly contrasting character. The demanding conceptual film programme was complemented by the warm energy of social meetings.
Directors on the DAFilms portal
VIRGINIA GARCÍA DEL PINO(Barcelona, 1966).
Film director and project director of on the UAB Documentary Master’s Course. After graduating in Fine Arts, her production as a video artist brings her to the documentary genre. Her films, of resounding formal simplicity, arise from an attempt to understand human behaviour and in doing so, her films float between optimism and a disturbingly tragic background. In 2008, she won several awards for What You Say I Am, the documentary which opened the doors to numerous international film festivals, although her short films still participate in contemporary art exhibitions. With My Sister and I (2009), she participated in Features festivals like Punto de Vista and Fid Marseille. Her latest production, The Jury, is her first full-length film.
Mátyás PRIKLER (b. 1982, Slovakia) studied film directing at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (Film and TV Faculty) in Bratislava, after which he continued to study at the Film Academy in Budapest, Hungary. After graduating in 2006, he made several short films and documentaries. Fine, Thanks is his feature debut.