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Finland

John Webster

John Webster is a writer and director born in 1967 in Helsinki to English teachers who moved to Finland.

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Thailand

Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a Thai independent film director and producer, holder of Cannes jury prize for Tropical Malady...

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Huang_Weikai_Director

China

Huang Weikai

Huang Weikai was born in 1972 in Guangdong Province, China. He studied Chinese painting for 15 years since he was 10 years old. In 1995 he graduated from the Chinese Art Dept. of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He used to work as a cinema promoter, art editor, graphic designer, movie script writer and cinematographer. Since 2002 he has been directing independent films.

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Weinert

Germany

Stefan Weinert

Studying acting in Cologne and New York. He worked for some years as stage actor. He decided to switch perspectives, studying set and film design for theatre and film at the acclaimed University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

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Widmann

Germany

Philip Widmann

Philip Widmann, born in 1980 in West Berlin, studied Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology, and American Studies at the University of Hamburg and attended the Documentary Film Class at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts. Widmann has been a member of the artist-run film laboratory LaborBerlin e.V. since 2009.

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United States

Richard Wiebe

Richard Wiebe is a graduate student at the University of Iowa where he teaches nonfiction filmmaking, screenwriting, film theory, and film sound. He is the co-founder and co-director of Works-in-Progress (WiP), a non-competitive festival that programs unfinished work by artists working in virtually every medium.

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Jola_Wieczorek

Poland

Jola Wieczorek

Jola Wieczorek was born in Poland in 1983 and grew up in Austria. After studying Media Management in St. Pölten and Audiovisual Communication in Barcelona, she worked in Zurich as a production and casting assistant on fiction and commercial films...

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Wiesnagrotzki

Germany

Nina Wiesnagrotzki

Nina Wiesnagrotzki lives in Hamburg and Berlin.

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Kienitz_Wilkins

United States

James N. Kienitz Wilkins

James N. Kienitz Wilkins is an artist and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. Working mostly in film and video, his projects have screened internationally...

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Eduardo_Williams

Argentina

Eduardo Williams

Eduardo Williams studied at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires (Argentina), then at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains (France)...

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Scott_Willis

United Kingdom

Scott Willis

Scott completed a degree at Edinburgh College of Art where he studied documentary filmmaking and obtained a First-Class honours. On graduation he was awarded a Helen A. Rose bequest for Distinguished work by University of Edinburgh for his experimental film, Tapes From The Revolutionary...

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Wilson

Canada

Barbara Wilson

Barbara Wilson is the director of ‘These Are My People…’ the first film by an all American Indian film crew who were training under the National Film Board’s ‘Challenge for Change’ program.

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United States

Frederic Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman is one of today’s greatest living documentary filmmakers. For close to thirty years he has created an exceptional body of work consisting of thirty full length films devoted primarily to exploring American institutions...

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tomasz wolski

Poland

Tomasz Wolski

Tomasz Wolski is a polish documentary director. He is a graduate of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing...

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Amy_Wong

Canada

Amy Wong

Amy Wong is a filmmaker and journalist originating from Canada. Her short film BRIDGE 5 (2011), a wordless portrait about a poor Roman man who lives on a bridge, was selected at the Visions du Réel competition in Nyon, Switzerland...

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Sarah_Wood

United Kingdom

Sarah Wood

Sarah Wood was born in 1967 in London. She has worked for the past fifteen years with artists’ film as a writer, curator and filmmaker. Her film work focuses on the found object, particularly the still and moving documentary image, which she interrogates not only as an act of reclamation but also as a questioning of the relationship between the narrating of history and individual memory.

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Poland

Edyta Wróblewska

Edyta Wróblewska is a Polish documentary film director, graduate of Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.

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Constantin Wulff

Austria

Constantin Wulff

Constantin Wulff is an Austrian filmmaker, curator and journalist...

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Andreas Wutz

Germany

Andreas Wutz

Andreas Wutz was born in 1962 in Munich, Germany and is an audio-visual artist, writer and curator.

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Daniel Wyss

Switzerland

Daniel Wyss

Daniel Wyss is a Swiss film director and aesthetician...

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GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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