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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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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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News

Doc no Rio Through the Eyes of Curator Maria Mendes

Doc no Rio Through the Eyes of Curator Maria Mendes

How did the idea of presenting the Doc no Rio showcase of Brazilian documentary, a part of which is available exclusively online at DAFilms.com, come about? Why does it make sense to be interested in Brazilian film? The curator of the programme Maria Mendes has answers!

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- 29.6.2015 -

Eternal or Factual 19th Jihlava IDFF?

Eternal or Factual 19th Jihlava IDFF?

The Doc Alliance festival season is in full swing! While the film world is preparing for the baking hot Marseille, the fall stop on the film festival map, Jihlava IDFF, is also getting ready; quite intensely in fact. The 19th edition is inspired by the theme of eternity and the festival visitors will be inspired by a truly exceptional guest – Julian Assange.

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- 22.6.2015 -

To the Border of the Sea and Documentary with FID Marseille

To the Border of the Sea and Documentary with FID Marseille

If you have ever doubted the fact that documentary film is an independent means of artistic expression, you have probably never been to the French documentary film festival FID Marseille. The French member of the Doc Alliance platform will welcome the first visitors at the hot French Riviera in less than a month. What will the 26th edition be like?

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- 15.6.2015 -

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