How did the idea of presenting the Doc no Rio showcase of Brazilian documentary, a part of which is available exclusively online at DAFilms.com, come about? Why does it make sense to be interested in Brazilian film? The curator of the programme Maria Mendes has answers!
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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.
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.
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...
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.
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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