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Balagura

Ukraine

Aleksandr Balagura

Oleksandr Balahura was born in 1960 in Luboml. He graduated from the Faculty of History of Kyiv State University. From 1989 to 1998, he worked as a director at the Ukrainian Studio of Chronicle and Documentary Films and TV Projects.

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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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Thomas_Bauer

France

Thomas Bauer

Thomas Bauer co-directed the film Parades, together with Judith Abensour.

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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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Elton_Baxhaku

Albania

Elton Baxhaku

Elton Baxhaku had only one aim after receiving a Bachelor Degree in Political Sciences from the European University of Tirana: how to combine those years of hard studying with the art of cinema...

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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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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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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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