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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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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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Claudine Bories

France

Claudine Bories

Claudine Bories is a French film director. She began her career as a theatre actress...

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Christian Von Borries

Germany

Christian Von Borries

Christian von Borries is a German music composer, conducter and filmmaker...

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Marcin Bortkiewicz

Poland

Marcin Bortkiewicz

Marcin Bortkiewicz is a Polish film director, philologist and actor...

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Fernando_Boto

Argentina

Fernando Boto

Fernando Boto was born in Buenos Aires and currently lives in Berlin. The hushed music is his first feature length documentary film. He directed shorts, and worked as both video and sound editor. Currently he works as freelance camera in Berlin and in his new film project...

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gaelle_2

France

Gaëlle Boucand

Gaëlle Boucand is a french director based in Berlin. Her films interrogates communities or individuals ways of life to make us think about the contemporary society. It is full of philosophical, literary and also poetic researches, breaking the obvious appearances into pieces.

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Bovy

Switzerland

François Bovy

François Bovy is a Swiss filmmaker...

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Michel Brault

Canada

Michel Brault

Michel Brault is a significant Canadien filmmaker, key figure of Direct Cinema movement...

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BRAUMAN

France

Rony BRAUMAN

With Israeli director Eyal Sivan, he co-directed a documentary (1999) on the trial of Adolf Eichmann (1961) based on Hannah Arendt's 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem.

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News

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015: Nominees of the 8th Edition

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015: Nominees of the 8th Edition

Discovering new film talents has become an inherent part of the brand of the European Doc Alliance Selection Award awarded by the independent Doc Alliance platform uniting seven key European documentary festivals since 2008. The list of nominees, names of the members of the jury as well as the new location of the award ceremony – Locarno IFF – were revealed in the last week of April.

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- 27.4.2015 -

DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

With its 8th edition, the prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award moves to Locarno, Switzerland. There, one of the seven directors nominated for the award designed primarily for emerging documentary talents will receive the award on August 8. With her debut HAUNTED, Syrian native LIWAA YAZJI enters this year’s competition. Read about the success of her film as well as about her creative path towards documentary in our exclusive interview!

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- 20.4.2015 -

My Street Films Conquers Central Europe

My Street Films Conquers Central Europe

The amateur film movement keeps growing every day and the unique My Street Films map is a clear proof of that! The enthusiasm of filmmakers who are telling the stories of places they live in through their short films is spreading from London through the Czech Republic to three more European countries; Slovakia, Poland and Hungary thanks to DAFilms.com!

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- 13.4.2015 -

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