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Directors on the DAFilms portal

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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Beranger

Canada

Jo Beranger

Jo Béranger is a writer and director.

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Bergsmark Ester

Sweden

Ester Martin Bergsmark

Ester Martin Bergsmark is a Swedish filmmaker working in a directing duo with Mark Hammarberg…

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Carine Bernasconi

Switzerland

Carine Bernasconi

Carine Bernasconi is a director of film market of Visions du Réel film festival in Nyon...

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Boris Bertram

Denmark

Boris Bertram

Boris Bertram is a Danish documentary film director...

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Angad Bhalla

Canada

Angad Bhalla

He has since worked on videos for groups including Human Rights Watch and the Global March Against Child Labour. His short documentary on the lives of Indian street artists, Writings on the Wall garnered awards at Worldfest Houston and the Columbus Film and Video Festival. It was broadcast nationally on Canada’s Bravo! Network, Indias NDTV, and internationally on Al Jazeera English.

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David Bickerstaff

United Kingdom

David Bickerstaff

David Bickerstaff is a London based artist and the Creative Director at Newangle, a multimedia agency who produce video and immersive experiences for the culture and heritage sector.

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Billeter

Switzerland

Jenny Billeter

Née en 1976 à Zurich. Etudes de cinéma et d’ethnologie à l’Université de Zurich. De 2006 à 2013 membre de la commission de sélection du festival de cinéma Visions du Réel. Chargée de presse pour la Suisse alémanique et la Suisse romande au festival du film de Locarno, à partir de 2011 membre de la commission de sélection des courts métrages. Dès 2011 membre de la commission d’experts non-fiction de la Fondation zurichoise pour le cinéma.

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simone bitton

Morocco

Simone Bitton

Simone Bitton was born in Morocco in 1955.
She is both an Israeli and a French citizen and also considers herself as a Moroccan national and an Arab Jew...

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Blahovec

Czech Republic

Bohdan Bláhovec

Bohdan Bláhovec is a Czech documentary filmmaker, journalist and pioneer of Czech slam poetry...

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Jasmina Blaževič

Czech Republic

Jasmina Blažević

Jasmina Blažević is of Croatian origin but lives and works in the Czech Republic. She makes mostly documentaries, many of them were shot in Asia. She also teaches film directing at FAMU, Prague...

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Sascha Bleurer

Switzerland

Sascha Lara Bleuler

Sascha Lara Bleurer is a Swiss theatre and film actress...

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Bligaard Soby

Denmark

Ada Bligaard Søby

Born 1975, Denmark. Educated at the School of Visual Arts, New York and Fatamorgana, the Danish School of Art Photography. Member of the alternative film school Super16, 2005.

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Jana Bokova 2

Czech Republic

Jana Boková

Jana Boková, a documentarist of Czech origin, has been living since 1968 in France, Great Britain, the USA and Argentina.

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BONAMY

France

Aurélie BONAMY

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Bondarchuk

Russia

Roman Bondarchuk

Roman Bondarchuk is a graduate of the Karpenko-Kary Theater, Film and Television University (YuriyIllienko’s workshop). His graduation film Taxi Driver won the White Elephant prize from the Russian Film Critic Guild and the Russian Producers’ Grand Prix at the Kinoshok Open film festival for the CIS, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as the prize for ‘Boldness and Poetics’ at the 4th KINOTEATR.DOC festival.

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Bontron

Switzerland

Jérôme Bontron

Jérôme Bontron is a Swiss graphic designer. He is a long time collaborator with the film festival Visions de Reél, Nyon...

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BORDIER

France

Quentin BRIÈRE BORDIER

Quentin Brière Bordier was born in 1981. He lives and works in Paris.
He mainly works in digital for money, but shoots in 16mm or Super 8 for love.
He is used to print reality on films, but he only deals with cinema, not documentary.
He is member of the parisian collective of experimental cinema l’Etna and of the independant film laboratory l’Abominable.
He also sometimes does his best to teach cinema in College and High School.

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News

Happy Days of Brazilian Documentary

Happy Days of Brazilian Documentary

Why does documentary film have a longer tradition than fiction in Brazil? What trends and themes have ruled in Brazilian documentary in the past decade? We have discussed Brazilian documentary with a most competent person; founder and director of É Tudo Verdade festival Amir Labaki!

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- 25.8.2014 -

Get Ready for the Fall Festival Harvest!

Get Ready for the Fall Festival Harvest!

Slowly but surely, the fall festival season announces its awaited arrival! See what documentary surprises the three Doc Alliance festivals that will open their imaginary film gates in October have in store for you! Get a taste of the festival programmes of Doclisboa, Jihlava IDFF and DOK Leipzig.

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- 18.8.2014 -

Film Is What Stays

Film Is What Stays

The documentary year 2014 has entered its second half and everybody is expectant about the films to be discovered by the fall festival season. The richer the first half of the year in terms of new film titles, the more it has struck the documentary history, which has paid its last respects to several respected and talented filmmakers.

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- 11.8.2014 -

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