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MAFI

Chile

MAFI

The film "Propaganda" was made by a group of young filmmakers, graduates from different Chilean universities, who gathered to create a work based on the disconnection between politics and citizenship, giving different point of view on current and global situation.

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Magid

Denmark

Camilla Magid

Camilla Magid was born in 1979 and lives in Denmark. She has Bachelor Degrees in Film and Media and Arabic and her films reflect these topics of study.

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sylvia and graeme

Italy

Silvia Maglioni

Silvia Maglioni is an interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Paris. She works together with Graeme Thomson...

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Magnusson

Iceland

Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon

Sigurdur Hallmar Magnusson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1976. He studied literature and philosophy at the University of Iceland and later cinema at FAMU, the Czech National Film School in Prague.

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Nayeem_Mahbub

Bangladesh

Nayeem Mahbub

Nayeem Mahbub is a Bangladeshi filmmaker currently based in Dhaka. He was an Erasmus Mundus scholar in the DOCNomads Documentary Directing Master’s Programme (2012-14), getting the opportunity to live and film in several European countries. His films have played in festivals around the world, including DocLisboa and Fantastic Fest...

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Israel

Adel Mahmoud

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Malinova

Czech Republic

Martina Malinová

Martina Malinová is s student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU (FILM AND TV SCHOOL OF ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS IN PRAGUE).

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malinowski

Poland

Filip Antoni Malinowski

Filip Antoni Malinowski was born 1982 in Poznan, Poland. Studied Film- and Media Science and Fine Arts in Vienna. Resettlement is his first feature documentary. Lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

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John_Maloof

United States

John Maloof

John Maloof is a filmmaker, photographer and historian. He is also the owner of the photography collection of Vivian Maier ("Maloof Collection") with the aim to preserve her photos for future generations. He is one of the directors of "Finding Vivian Maier" (2013).

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Mathilde_Manderscheid

Switzerland

Mathilde Manderscheid

Born in 1991 in Montpellier, France. French citizenship. Since 2009 Studies cinema at HEAD (Haute École d'Art et de Design), Geneva.

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Manesh

Iran

Sharog Heshmat Manesh

Heshmat Sharog Manesh was born in Iran but moved when Ayotollah Khomeini came to power and has lived in the Netherlands since. He is married to Jet Homoet with whom he directed his sister’s wedding in Iran.

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Manic

Serbia

Aleksandar Manic

Aleksandar Manic was born in 1966 in Yugoslavia (now Serbia) and has been a successful documentary film maker, writer producer and director for over fifteen years.

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mansky

Ukraine

Vitaly Mansky

Vitaly Mansky is a film director and producer– founder of the only Russian electronic journal on documentary films...

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Alina_Marazzi

Italy

Alina Marazzi

Alina Marazzi is an Italian documentary film director, she lives and works in Milano, Italy...

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Dominique Marchais

France

Dominique Marchais

Dominique Marchais is a French film director and scriptwriter...

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Martin Mareček

Czech Republic

Martin Mareček

Martin Mareček is one of the most remarkable filmmakers of the new generation, being aware of the power of the documentary and the film medium, respectively television medium. Without exploiting it for the sake of self-centered exhibition, he contrarily justifies their existence by commitment...

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Pavel Marek

Czech Republic

Pavel Marek

Pavel Marek is a Czech film director, co-founder of significant experimental film group BulsitFilm...

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Petr Marek

Czech Republic

Petr Marek

Petr Marek is a Czech film director, actor, musician and techer at FAMU in Prague...

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Marie-Clémence & Cesar Paes

France

Marie-Clémence & Cesar Paes

She is both French and Malagasy, he is Brazilian and French.
They make feature length documentaries where music is a way to explore serious topics and fight against clichés.

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Pavo_Marinkovic

Croatia

Pavo Marinković

Born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1967. Graduated in scriptwriting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. His first dramatic works appear in the early nineties. His plays, performed in Croatia and abroad, have received numerous awards. From the world of theater he moved to television and in the years 1996-2005 worked for the Drama Department of the Croatian TV, supervising scriptwriting on some twenty long and medium-length features, and several miniseries.

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News

DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

With its 8th edition, the prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award moves to Locarno, Switzerland. There, one of the seven directors nominated for the award designed primarily for emerging documentary talents will receive the award on August 8. With her debut HAUNTED, Syrian native LIWAA YAZJI enters this year’s competition. Read about the success of her film as well as about her creative path towards documentary in our exclusive interview!

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- 20.4.2015 -

My Street Films Conquers Central Europe

My Street Films Conquers Central Europe

The amateur film movement keeps growing every day and the unique My Street Films map is a clear proof of that! The enthusiasm of filmmakers who are telling the stories of places they live in through their short films is spreading from London through the Czech Republic to three more European countries; Slovakia, Poland and Hungary thanks to DAFilms.com!

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- 13.4.2015 -

Visions du Réel: Interconnecting Imagination and Reality

Visions du Réel: Interconnecting Imagination and Reality

The new, already 46th edition of the famous Swiss festival and member of the Doc Alliance network Visions du Réel is literally round the corner. Get ready for the unique atmosphere of demanding and innovative cinema in the charming environment of Lake Geneva in an interview with festival director Luciano Barisone!

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- 6.4.2015 -

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