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Georgina_Barreiro

Argentina

Georgina Barreiro

Georgina Barreiro was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and studied the career of Design of Image and Sound at the University of Buenos Aires...

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Barthel Lars

Germany

Lars Barthel

Director of Photography and film director based in Berlin.

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kristyna_bartosova

Czech Republic

Kristýna Bartošová

The director, a student of the Documentary Film Department at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), has thus far created only a small number of short films within the context of her studies...

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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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Ruth_Beckermann

Austria

Ruth Beckermann

Ruth Beckermann was born in Vienna where she also spent her childhood. After her studies in journalism and history of art in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York, she took her degree as Dr.phil in 1977 at the University of Vienna. Since then she has contributed as a journalist to several Austrian and Swiss magazines...

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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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Sami_Belhaj

Tunisia

Sami Belhaj

As a director, Sami Belhaj, born in 1992, has already produced feature, experimental and documentary films (Je suis sourd, Du sang sous les ailes de pigeons, Touness ya touness). He has also written a number of screenplays, for example Spirit and Le Couloir...

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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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benoot

Belgium

Sofie Benoot

Sofie Benoot (born in Bruges, 1985) lives and works in Brussels. She studied documentary filmmaking at Sint-Lukas Brussels University College of Art and Design.

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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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bigert_bergstrom

Sweden

Lars Bergström

Lars Bergström was born in 1962 in Stockholm. He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. He has been collaborating with Mats Bigert since 1986.

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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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Tereza_Bernatkova

Czech Republic

Tereza Bernátková

Tereza Bernátková is a student of documentary film at FAMU. At the Jihlava IDFF, she previously showed her half-hour student documentary In Love With (My Own) State (2014), about artist Milan Knížák and the relationship between the artist and the state. Techsquat (2015) is her bachelor film.

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Boris Bertram

Denmark

Boris Bertram

Boris Bertram is a Danish documentary film director...

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Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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- 13.6.2016 -

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

15 documentary festival hits in the second edition of KineDok

Last year saw the launch and pilot edition of KineDok, a unique international project presenting the screenings of creative documentary films enhanced by the debates with the authors of the films and various experts and by other interesting accompanying events. In 2016, this project, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film, offers 15 more European documentaries and brings site specific screenings also to the new audiences in Poland and Norway. Within the Czech Republic, the fans of creative documentaries have a chance to visit more than 150 screenings at at least 25 diverse places and explore current Czech and European documentary production.

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- 9.5.2016 -

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

A world in a box - Interview with Słavomir Batyra

Read an exclusive interview with Polish filmmaker Słavomir Batyra, director of THE GREAT THEATRE. He will guide you through the recesses of his short film just like his film guides the viewers through the recesses of the largest opera house in the world. Would you like some opera tickets or rather cinema ones? What about taking both?

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- 20.4.2016 -

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