10 Years of Discovering the Best Documentaries for You

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Directors on the DAFilms portal

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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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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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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bigert_bergstrom

Sweden

Mats Bigert

Mats Bigert was born in 1965 in Stockholm. He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. He has been collaborating with Lars Bergström since 1986.

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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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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

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