Why is the documentary film an important medium for a state where a lot of civic protests and political actions are taking the place? Find out in the interview with the director of One World Romania festival Alexandru Solomon.
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Become a film warrior this week, holding a documentary camera as the strongest weapon in your hands! Join the Kino Kombat movement where victory comes through film images. From Monday, March 10 to Sunday, March 16, you can watch the selection of 5 films from the current programme of the 7th edition of One World Romania International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival for free!
Enjoy the selection of the most remarkable films nominated for the prestigious documentary Silver Eye Award! Follow the latest documentary trends in the region of Central and Eastern Europe and watch a selection of 4 documentary films which ran for the international award of the East Silver distribution platform in 2012 and 2013 from Monday, March 3 to Sunday, March 9 for free!
What is the relation between contemporary documentary world and new technologies? Can the iPhone substitute the film camera in the future? In a pilot collaboration with Croatia‘s documentary festival ZagrebDox, DAFilms.com presents unique films made by mobile phones. Watch the unique documentary genre and new festival category Phone Dox from Wednesday, February 26, to Sunday, March 2, 2014 at DAFilms.com for free!
2 nominated documentaries + 1 exclusive interview = 21st Czech Lion Awards at DAFilms.com!
In the second half of February, the Czech film world will put on evening gowns and tuxedos for the 21st time. Czech Lion Awards, the leading local film event, is coming, and it goes online, too! For a whole week, you can watch two nominated documentaries President Wanted and Crooks online and for free; moreover, you can look behind the scenes of the award in an interview with executive director of the Czech Film and Television Academy Tereza Rychnovská. All that from February 17 to 23 at DAFilms.com for free!
What forms can documentary film take? Really extraordinary ones, as far as films by internationally renowned Swiss director Peter Liechti are concerned. To Liechti, the film medium is an open field entered by other art elements such as music and literary text. Under his directing guidance, plastic documentary images emerge, dominated by a common trait; that of a stream of imagination.
Eyal Sivan, Israeli documentarist, theorist and producer based in Paris, ranks among strong creative personalities in whose works film becomes politics and vice versa. Sivan‘s film language cannot be separated from the political themes he has been dealing with on a long-term basis which have become the key motives of his works; the relation between Israel and Palestine and Israel’s relation to its own history.
What did the victorious end of World War II mean to the citizens of Great Britain and what traces has the euphoria of post-war days left in the England of today? In collaboration with Artcam distribution company, DAFilms.com portal starts the new year’s documentary programme with a day-and-date release of Spirit of ’45 by British film legend Ken Loach. Get ready for an online premiere of your own, in the comfort of your favourite couch, on Thursday, January 30, 2014!
Portuguese director Catarina Mourão ranks among the most remarkable personalities of the South European documentary scene. She addresses wide-ranging audiences by her films as well as by her production and organization activities. In 1998, she was the founding member of AporDOC Portuguese Documentary Association. She co-founded Laranja Azul production company supporting creative documentaries and she has been teaching documentary film for a number of years.
Who are those to whom free will is the highest principle and civil protest a fundamental right and duty? Find the answers in four documentary films representing the phenomenon of self-immolation as a form of political resistance. On the occasion of a historical anniversary, recall those who have become “living torches“ of the second half of the 20th century. Watch a special thematic selection of archive films from January 13 to 19 at DAFilms.com for free.
An endless white cover silencing the body of a mountain landscape. Dangerous to humans, the snow mass is penetrated only by the trails and breath of its animal inhabitants. Laughter, childrenâs cries and frozen faces of the lovers of winter joys. Sport matches, official celebrations and rituals in the most popular places of winter tourism. How many forms can a landscape have? How many shades of white does it take?