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Directors on the DAFilms portal

Penny_Lane

United States

Penny Lane

Penny Lane has been making award-winning documentaries and essay films since 2002. Her films have screened at Rotterdam, AFI FEST, The Media That Matters Film Festival, Rooftop Films, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, MoMA's Documentary Fortnight and many other venues...

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jerome_laniau

France

Jérôme Laniau

Jérôme Laniau was born in 1984 in France. His movies are telling about our urban world through science-fiction stories. His work between documentary, fiction and Art video, has been shown in cinema, festival and Artplaces like the "Palais de Tokyo" in Paris...

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jan_latal

Czech Republic

Jan Látal

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

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Latałło

Poland

Marcin Latałło

Marcin Latałło, director, producer and cameraman – born in Poland (1967), raised in France, where he studied directing at La fémis (National Film School). He attended the Cinematography department at the Lodz Film School.

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Aurore_Laurent

France

Aurore Laurent

Aurore Laurent and Adrien Viel are filmmakers and photographers. Inspired by filmmakers like Dreyer, Herzog and Tarr, and influenced by anthropology, they wish to speak of the realities of the contemporary world and human encounters that they find far more entrancing than fiction...

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Lavigne

Canada

Isabelle Lavigne

After turning 30 and becoming a mother, Isabelle Lavigne turned her attention to a women’s world, making La nuit, elles dansent (At Night, They Dance). She remains as interested as ever in the intersections between social order and difference, observing a family of belly dancers who – by simply making a living – transgress against moral order.

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Khoa_Le

Taiwan

Khoa Le

Khoa Dinh Le, born on June 2nd, 1980, in Thailand is a multi-talented Americanized Film Director, Film Producer, Writer, Cinematographer, Photographer, and Businessman. He is the founder of the production and media company “Kvibe Productions, LLC” since 2004. Khoa is best known for his work ethics and ability to quickly adapt to anything that challenges his creativity.

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Jerome_Le_Maire

Belgium

Jerome le Maire

Born in Liege in 1969, Jerôme le Maire began studying journalism and communication at the Free University of Brussels and then started to study for a degree in film-making at the 'Institut des Arts de Diffusion'. For six years, as he kept writing, he directed several corporate films and had a career as assistant to the director for many feature and short films of all types.

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Tiago_Leao

Spain

Tiago Leão

Tiago Leão was born as a fimmaker and screenplayer. In 2005, he has co-directed, together with Laura Silleras, his first fictional short film, titled Poker. His passion for documentary arrives when he studies with Margarida Cardoso, Ateliers Varan and directors Catarina Mourão and Catarina Alves Costa...

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lebrun

France

Françoise Lebrun

Françoise Lebrun is a French actress and director. She is known for her role in The Mother and the Whore (1973) and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007).

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ledune

Belgium

Eric Ledune

Born on October 1st, 1963 in Belgium. Studied illustration at Mons High School of Fine Arts...

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lee

Brazil

Iara Lee

Iara Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and founder of the Caipirinha Foundation, an organization that promotes global solidarity and supports peace with justice projects...

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stuart_legg_left

United Kingdom

Stuart Legg

Stuart Legg (31 August 1910, London, England – 23 July 1988, Wiltshire, England) was a documentary film-maker...

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juraj lehotsky

Slovakia

Juraj Lehotský

Juraj Lehotsky studied documentary filmmaking in Bratislava from 1995 to 2000. He works as a director of documentaries, music videos and advertising spots. In 2003 he won the prestigious Aurel Award for directing the song "Prvá". Blind Loves with which he participated in the 2008 Cannes Film Festival is his first feature film.

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Jiri_Lehovec

Czech Republic

Jiří Lehovec

Jiří Lehovec (1909-1995) got to filmmaking as an avant-garde intellectual whose interests embraced electrotechnology, art history and aesthetics, film and photography...

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jussi_lehtomaki

Finland

Jussi Lehtomäki

Jussi Lehtomäki (b. 1981) is a documentary film director from ELO Film School Helsinki (School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University). His short films have been screened and awarded at film festivals. In addition to his directing endeavours, Lehtomäki also works as a film producer and will publish his first novel next year...

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Jorge Leon

Belgium

Jorge León

Jorge León comes from Belgium. He is active as a photographer, cinematographer and film director...

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Gilles Lepore

Switzerland

Gilles Lepore

Gilles Lepore is a Swiss filmmaker, author of comic books and illustrations...

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Jorgen Leth

Denmark

Jørgen Leth

Jørgen Leth is a Danish poet and film director who is considered a leading figure in experimental documentary film making...

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levesque

Canada

Claudie Lévesque

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News

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

New Portal Brings Film to the Classroom

New Portal Brings Film to the Classroom

We are launching a new portal Doc Alliance Academy offering documentary films and teaching materials for secondary schools and universities. In January, Doc Alliance Academy organizes a conference on film education.

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- 9.12.2015 -

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