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On the Border of Documentary, on the Border of the Gaza Strip

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On the Border of Documentary, on the Border of the Gaza Strip

To trace back the beginning of the complicated relation between Israel and Palestine is not a simple task even for international experts. However, how do world-renowned and acclaimed documentarists see the long-lasting dispute with moments of fragile peace alternating with acts of aggression? Is their camera a silent observer or a holder of strong political opinion? Take a trip to the border of the Gaza Strip while staying safe in front of your computer screens for two weeks from Monday, September 8 to Sunday, September 21 for free!

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No More Baedekers; Long Live the Film Maps!

No More Baedekers; Long Live the Film Maps!

“Every street has its story. Not every street has its film...,” says the My Street Films project and the citizens of London and Prague seem to agree. They have grabbed their film cameras, cameras and mobile phones to introduce the stories of their streets to the whole world. Meet their best films as well! Watch a selection of the best British and Czech My Street documentaries from Monday, September 1 to Sunday, September 7 at DAFilms.com for free!

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The Truth and Nothing but the Truth…

The Truth and Nothing but the Truth…

Do you think of yourselves as true documentary fans? Do you know what new films are in the spotlight at world festivals and what directing talents shouldn’t escape your attention? Do you have the same ready answer in case of Latin America? Take a trip beyond the borders of documentary; at least the European one; and meet the latest Brazilian films from the past two years. The greatest Latin American documentary feast, É Tudo Verdade festival, has a premiere at the global online cinema at DAFilms.com! Make yourself comfortable and watch us from August 25 to 31 for free!

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Russia in Three Acts

Russia in Three Acts

The third August week of 1991 has become an unexpected milestone to the citizens of Moscow. During a single August week, the capital city has seen the arrival of tanks to the Red Square, the occupation of the Russian parliament and the birth of the political star of Boris Yeltsin. Join DAFilms.com to recall the key stages of modern Russian history represented by three presidential figures; Gorbachev, Yeltsin and Putin. Watch the three-part study RED TSARS. PRESIDENTS OF RUSSIA by Russian documentary legend Vitaly Mansky in the week from August 18 to 24 for free!

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Short films to celebrate long 20 years of the Sarajevo Film Festival!

Short films to celebrate long 20 years of the Sarajevo Film Festival!

Are you a fan of short films? Do you want to be up to date with the latest documentary film achievements from South Eastern Europe? Do you like celebrations? If at least one of the answers is “yes”, check out our special film programme, marking the 20 years of existence of the Sarajevo Film Festival! We have prepared a selection of 11 short Balkan documentaries to watch for free for two entire weeks from August 4 to 17 at DAFilms.com!

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The art of learning documentary filmmaking

The art of learning documentary filmmaking

Documentary filmmaking is a specific discipline which requires students to master several skills. Only the best journalists, writers, visual artists and style icons possess the ability to come up with relevant topics, find engaging verbal and visual means of narration and, at the same time, employ an original artistic perspective. Is it possible to learn this unique combination of skills? Watch films by the contemporary students of the Documentary department of Prague’s FAMU from July 21 to August 3, 2014 for free!

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Isolated Reality: Winner of FID Marseille 2013

Isolated Reality: Winner of FID Marseille 2013

The 25th edition of FID Marseille film festival, the French member of the Doc Alliance documentary platform, has been over for more than a week. However, the enchantment with highly creative films, which are honoured each year by the festival’s programme, will not go away any time soon. While celebrating the brand new festival winners, let us not forget the exceptional films that have shined on the screens and winners’ podiums in the past year. Watch the film awarded by the demanding jury of FID Marseille 2013 in the week from July 14 to 20 for free - FROM GULF TO GULF TO GULF!

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Czech Documentary Harvest 2013

Czech Documentary Harvest 2013

The greatest Czech international film festival Karlovy Vary is round the corner. The spa colonnades are getting smartened up for the festival and the film fans are setting up lists of films they should definitely not miss according to the critics. However, before the most remarkable films of the new year appear on the screens of the festival screening halls, it might be worth it to look back on what the past year has brought to Czech documentary. What was the Czech documentary harvest carrying the stamp of 2013 like? Find out for free in the first two summer weeks at DAFilms.com!

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Don’t Stop the Music!

Don’t Stop the Music!

For over 10 years, Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX has been surprising international audiences with its original programme, crossing the borders of art genres with experimental playfulness. Welcome to the realm of sounds and tones, which are not a mere accompaniment of film images, rather becoming the leitmotifs and keys unlocking unexpected documentary adventures. Set out to the north where music documentary has found its place thanks to Sound & Vision. Our one-week journey starts on Monday, June 23 at DAFilms.com!

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Focused on Football!

Focused on Football!

Do you think the world of film and art is miles apart from everyday life? See for yourself that this is not so and watch seven exceptional comic, experimental and archive documentaries to explore the unique sports and social phenomenon of football! This phenomenon won’t leave anybody cold, be they die-hard fans or filmmakers from across the globe. From Monday, June 16 to Sunday, June 22, you can be a fan of both documentary and football at the field of DAFilms.com!

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News

The “Hottest“ Documentary Goods at DAFilms.com

The “Hottest“ Documentary Goods at DAFilms.com

Would you like to know which documentaries were most popular among viewers at DAFilms.com in the past six months? We have set up a TOP TEN list of most bought films for you! Will the documentary tensome be rather surprising or inspiring?

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- 15.9.2014 -

German Festival Bids Farewell

German Festival Bids Farewell

Besides offering a rich programme, the 57th edition of DOK Leipzig, the German representative of the Doc Alliance platform, is marked by a significant parting. After 11 successful years, Claas Danielsen leaves the director’s chair. How will he part with the festival?

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- 8.9.2014 -

Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

For some, September means the beginning of school; for us, September means the beginning of a great documentary programme! Enjoy it with us!

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- 1.9.2014 -

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