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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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Czech Republic

Tereza Bernátková

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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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birgisdottir

Iceland

Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir

Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir (b. 1982) studied at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her work is a game of layers, both in her smaller collages and her bigger wall-pieces, as everywhere in her imagery one will find a mixture of old national emblems, waterfalls, mountains, and animals...

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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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Clara_Boden

Sweden

Clara Bodén

Clara Bodén was born in 1983, and grew up in Östersund, in the north of Sweden. An elite competitive alpine skier until 2003. Runs the company Poczta since 2009 and founded the production company Vapen och Dramatik with director Mariken Halle in 2011...

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jean_boiron_lajous

France

Jean Boiron-Lajous

Jean Boiron-Lajous studied film and graduated from the University of Lille 3 and Aix- Marseille, in France. He made « La mémoire et la mer », and videos like « Une personne-une ligne ». He was an assistant director for the Zeugma Films production company but also with Agnès Varda...

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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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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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- 27.7.2015 -

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