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Directors on the DAFilms portal

Loach

United Kingdom

Ken Loach

Ken Loach was born in 1936 in Nuneaton. He attended King Edward VI Grammar School and went on to study law at St. Peter's Hall, Oxford. After a brief spell in the theatre, Loach was recruited by the BBC in 1963 as a television director.

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Switzerland

Jean Loyson

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Juan Jose Lozano

Switzerland

Juan José Lozano

Juan José Lozano is a Swiss-Colombian documentary filmmaker. He is based in Geneva but regularly coming back to Colombia to shoot his films there…

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Loznitsa

Ukraine

Sergei Loznitsa

Sergei Loznitsa, Ukrainian film maker, was born on September, 5th 1964. He grew up in Kiev, and in 1987 graduated from the Kiev Polytechnic with a degree in Applied Mathematics. In 1987-1991 Sergei worked as a scientist at the Kiev Institute of Cybernetics, specializing in artificial intelligence research. He also worked as a translator from Japanese. In 1997 Loznitsa graduated from the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where he studied feature film making...

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pavel lukas

Pavel Lukáš

Pavel Lukáš is a Czech documentary film director, student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU, Prague.

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Anne Lund

Denmark

Anne Svejgård Lund

Anne Svejgård Lund is a Danish film director, she studies documentary film in London...

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myrna_maakaron

Lebanon

Myrna Maakaron

Myrna Maakaron is an actress and documentary film maker. She comes from Lebanon...

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MacPherson

Chile

Valentina Mac-Pherson

Valentina Mac-Pherson graduated from Audiovisual Communications, with a minor in film-making from the university UNIACC in Santiago, Chile. During her studies and career, she was developing a major concern in the area of art direction and in the area of documentaries, always with the concern of what the images represent and mean...

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Kirsty MacDonald

New Zealand

Kirsty MacDonald

Kirsty MacDonald is an independent filmmaker based in Auckland, New Zealand...

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Maciej Madracki

Poland

Maciej Madracki

Maciej Mądracki is a Polish filmmaker, author of experimental movies and short video forms...

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Michal Madracki

Poland

Michal Madracki

Michał Mądracki is a Polish writer and filmmaker...

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michael_madsen

Denmark

Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen is a Danish Film director and conceptual artist who is „interested in the areas of documentary filmmaking where additional reality is created“….

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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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News

June Tickets to Your Online Cinema

June Tickets to Your Online Cinema

You don’t feel like spending the summer days shut in screening halls? You won’t make it to the late night screenings of crowded open-air cinemas? We have a solution for you! Visit the online cinema DAFilms.com and choose when and where you will watch your favourite films. What films and themes can you look forward to in June?

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- 25.5.2015 -

Jorge Mourinha: On Eye Opening

Jorge Mourinha: On Eye Opening

The names of the possible future winners of the 8th edition of the Doc Alliance Selection Award are already circulating across festivals and media. The luckiest of the nominated directors will receive the award on August 8, 2015 in Locarno. However, the important decision about the award winner is not brought by luck but rather by the jury comprised of seven leading European film critics. We are introducing the first one of them, Portuguese representative of Público Daily Jorge Mourinha!

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- 18.5.2015 -

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 3

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 3

We have not forgotten our promise! We are bringing you a third interview from behind the scenes of our team. Who is hiding behind the mysterious address info@dafilms.com, takes care of the smooth running of the website and, besides user support, also lovingly supports the whole team? We are introducing Production Manager Jana Ptáčková!

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- 11.5.2015 -

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