Interview with RIDM’s executive director Roxanne Sayegh. How to tell Canadian films from global documentaries? How does the support of young North American filmmakers work? Why is it good for a festival to be governed by a woman?
Events on the DAFilms portal
The films by the leading figures of modern Slovak documentary are available in the week before Christmas, from Monday, December 16 to Sunday, December 29 at DAFilms.com for free.
The leading figure of contemporary Russian documentary Vitaly Mansky is known as a provocative, uncompromising and critical director. His films show peculiar characters revealing various forms of Russian society as well as analytical projects dealing with the transformation of local political culture.
More than a hundred years after the birth of the film strip, there is no doubt that the film camera can speak in different ways. The history of film and documentary is interlaced with the turning points of the rises and falls of new technological and creative processes. However, within this unceasing transformation, is it possible to track down the characteristic features of periods and films when visual artists have grabbed the film camera?
Danish documentary festival CPH:DOX, as the last of festival partners of Doc Alliance for this year, offers the international audiences a unique chance to watch its currently screened films proving the wide range of themes and forms of the Copenhagen program. On this unique occasion, all of the selected films will be available for free streaming for the period of 48 hours from Sunday, November 17 to Monday, November 18 exclusively at DAFilms.com!
The youngest member of Europe’s Doc Alliance, Portuguese Doclisboa festival, has successfully concluded its 11th edition on Sunday, November 3. Shortly after, it addresses international audiences through DAFilms.com, offering 6 short and 6 feature-length documentary films representing a selection of the best of the 2012 Portuguese competition in the week from November 4 to 10 for free.
For the 56th time, German member of Doc Alliance, International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, invites both local and international audiences to a journey beyond the limits of the usual understanding of documentary film towards animated film.
The current Portuguese Government took a clear stand regarding culture and arts from day one: extinguishing the Ministry of Culture and appointing a Secretary of State reporting directly to the Prime Minister. And since then – and not innocently – culture and arts have been treated according to an economic vision subservient before markets and goals.