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kolfinna_baldvinsdottir

Iceland

Kolfinna Baldvinsdottir

Kolfinna Baldvinsdottir's background is TV and printed press (1994-2000) before she succumbed into documentary and film making. Educated as an historian (MA 1994), her first documentary was about Franco-Icelandic relations in 19th century...

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Ballantyne

Canada

Tanya Ballantyne

Also known as: Tanya Ballantyne, Tanya Mackay, Tanya Tree.

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Sylvie Ballyot

France

Sylvie Ballyot

A graduate of La fémis, Sylvie Ballyot first worked as an editor, she collaborated for example on films by acclaimed French director François Ozon...

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Balog Milan

Slovakia

Milan Balog

Milan Balog is a Slovak film director. He got his reputation after winning "Arte award" of international jury for European short film at the film festival in Oberhausen...

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Baltera

Italy

Alessandro Baltera

My father was a mechanic, my mother a blue collar worker. After my studies in theoretical philosophy, I worked as teacher in a swiss college, as snowplough, as barman and panel beater. Nowadays I occupy myself with cinema.

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Bambušek

Czech Republic

Miroslav Bambušek

Playwright, stage and film director. Graduated in philosophy and translatology (French, Old Greek) from Charles University, Prague. In 1996, with his brother co-founded D. I. Lebedung, a theatre company based in Louny dedicated to contemporary theatre. Cooperation with the Činoherní studio, Ústí nad Labem. From 2001, creative director, Multiprostor Louny.

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Nuno Baptista

Portugal

Nuno Baptista

Nuno Baptista was born in Lisbon in 1979. He began his career directing video projects at Rui Lopes Graça Company and at Festival Alkantara. He directed several fiction and experimental shorts.

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mansky vitaly

Russia

Susanna Baranzhieva

Susanna Baranzhieva is a Russian journalist and script-writer...

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Taylor_Barbash

Ilisa Barbash

Barbash and Castaing-Taylor work in art, cinema, and anthropology. In 2009 they completed the film Sweetgrass, at once an unsentimental elegy to the American West and to the 10,000 years of uneasy accommodation between post-Paleolithic humans and animals.

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Fellipe_Barbosa

Brazil

Fellipe Barbosa

Fellipe Barbosa (1980) was born in Rio de Janeiro and completed his MFA in film at Columbia University, New York. His shorts, including the award-winning SALT KISS (2007), have screened at Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand and the New York Film Festival. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film...

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severine barde

Switzerland

Séverine Barde

Séverine Barde is a Swiss cinematographer based in Geneva...

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Bardsley Jessica

United States

Jessica Anne Bardsley

Jessica Bardsley is a film artist and critical writer exploring experimental non-fiction forms. Her work has screened across the U.S. and internationally at esteemed venues such as RIDM, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Antimatter Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Kasseler Dokfest, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Images Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films and more...

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bari

Argentina

Laura Bari

Originally from Argentina, self-taught filmmaker Laura Bari currently resides in Montreal. Fascinated by singularity and difference, she chose film as a way to merge Arts, cultures and mental health. Antoine (2009), her first full-length film, was shown at some thirty festivals around the world, winning 15 prizes. Her new opus Ariel (2013) is an intimate and metaphorical portrait of an Argentinean man rebuilding his identity after a terrible accident. Revealing once again the power of imagination through Laura’s unique artistic approach, she pushes the boundaries between real and unreal.

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Barthel Lars

Germany

Lars Barthel

Director of Photography and film director based in Berlin.

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sebastien baudet

Switzerland

Sébastien Baudet

Sébastien Baudet is a Swiss autodidact screenwriter and director...

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Bause

Czech Republic

Bohumil Bauše

Bohumil Bauše (17 February 1845 – 14 November 1924) was a Czech Teacher, Scientist, Writer and Translator.

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BEGOVIC

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nedzad Begovic

During Nedzad Begovic´s career as a director and writer, his films have been presented in more than 250 cities worldwide...

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BELLEFROID

Belgium

Bernard Bellefroid

Born in Belgium in 1978, Bernard Bellefroid followed two years of undergraduate studies in journalism. In 2003, he graduated from the National Film School of Belgium (INSAS).

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Peter Benedix

Germany

Peter Benedix

Peter Benedix is a German documentary film director...

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Maros Berak

Slovakia

Maroš Berák

Maroš Berák is a Slovak documentary filmmaker with a sense for controversial characters and their passions. He belongs to the same generation of Slovak directors as Marko Škop and Zuzana Piussi...

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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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