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Directors on the DAFilms portal

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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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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Nathalie_Mansoux

Portugal

Nathalie Mansoux

Born in Paris in 1974. Finished her master in Ethnology at the University of Paris X - Nanterre in 1999. After an academic year in Lisbon, she has moved there permanently in 2001...

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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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News

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas Fahdel has won the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The winning film is composed of two parts – the first was shot before the US army’s invasion of Iraq while the second part captures the post-war events – providing an essential report on the turning point in the country’s development. Instead of shorthand news features on the events in Iraq, it brings an impressive portrayal of life in the country. Director Fahdel received the award at the Locarno film festival.

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- 10.8.2015 -

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Teams organising autumn film festivals keep busy even in the summer months, diligently working on their programme to produce an ever richer and more attractive film offer. This is also the case of Jihlava IDFF which is presenting its first edition of the Fascinations conference dedicated to the distribution and promotion of experimental films.

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- 3.8.2015 -

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

Despite the holiday season, we keep bringing you new documentaries that can travel with you anywhere you go. Each week, acquisitions manager Diana Tabakov selects them carefully for you, searching for them on the websites of festival catalogues and in dark video libraries. Learn more about her job!

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- 27.7.2015 -

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