Did you know that the DAFilms.com portal celebrates its 10th anniversary this year? In the world of online distribution, this is an extraordinary thing; so we decided to celebrate our big anniversary by introducing the DAFilms.com team and our life outside the virtual reality.
Events on the DAFilms portal
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What is the role of short film in the history of Czech cinema? How and to whom did it speak in its few minutes? Why is it so important for the contemporary form of documentary film? Open the as yet unknown collections of short Czech film of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s from the National Film Archive in Prague! Immerse yourselves in film history through the unique project Atoms of Eternity and watch five archive short films selected exclusively for the viewers of DAFilms.com from Monday, February 23 to Sunday, March 8 for free!
Already this Saturday, February 21, the statuettes of the major Czech film award, the Czech Lion, will be presented to their new holders. These will include the fresh winner of the Best Documentary Film category. The nominees include five renowned and popular films Into the Clouds We Gaze, The Magic Voice of a Rebel, Olga, The Century of Miroslav Zikmund and Václav Havel – Living in Freedom. You have a unique chance to watch all of the nominated films for free or for a small fee from Monday, February 16 to Sunday, February 22! You can also join our vote and choose your own winner of the prestigious award!
A place of a perfect vacation for some, a unique trace of ancient European history for others; whatever face Greece has for you, the one that has been most discussed recently cannot be overlooked; that of Greece as a country struck by the economic crisis whose turbulent impact soon followed, along with the response of the citizens. Learn about the recent history of the Greek protests and economic crisis from February 9 to 15, 2015 at DAFilms.com for free!
The third world, the black continent, “aphrike” as a land without cold. Africa that has been discovered, exhausted, stereotyped, colonized, terrorized; Africa that is diverse, original, historically rich, quickly developing. What are the other perspectives of Africa; a continent that is still little known? Watch the original documentary perspectives of six acclaimed European directors. Watch Africa through the eyes of European filmmakers from February 2 to 8 at DAFilms.com for free!
The films made by the star of contemporary documentary film, Russian director Victor Kossakovsky, have literally travelled the whole festival world. However, it is for the first time that they enter the virtual online world and thus also your computer screens via DAFilms.com so that you have a unique chance to watch the director’s first world film retrospective! Do not miss seven most famous documentaries by Victor Kossakovsky which have made their mark in modern film history. Watch the director’s first online retrospective in the course of two weeks from January 19 to February 1 for free!
Set out to the south of Latin America towards the colourful Chilean documentary in the cold winter days! Explore a variety of themes, directors‘ approaches and film images offering the best of contemporary Chilean cinema. Seize the unique moment as DAFilms.com, in collaboration with ChileDoc documentary organization, brings you an exclusive selection of 8 star films of the Chilean film scene for the first time in the portal’s history from January 12 to 18 for free!
Enter the new year in the company of one of the most inspirational personalities of modern Czech history. Meet the woman who has motivated and supported the first Czech president Václav Havel all her life. Meet the first lady and friend who never pushed her way to the foreground but always shone bright in the background. Watch the global online premiere of OLGA by Czech director Miroslav Janek in the week from January 5 to 11 at DAFilms.com!
The last film event of 2014 is fully under the control of the viewers of the DAFilms.com portal. It presents a selection of films that became the most sought after documentary goods at www.dafilms.com in the last year. Be surprised and inspired by the selection of the most popular documentary films of DAFilms.com in 2014 and enjoy your film Christmas gifts from December 22 to January 4 for free!
The first world online retrospective of director Sergei Loznitsa has reached its grand finale! After a two-week presentation of ten documentary films by the director, DAFilms.com gives you a chance to watch Loznitsa’s latest, currently discussed and award-winning film MAIDAN from Saturday, December 13 to Sunday, December 21 exclusively and for free!
His films tend to attract general attention. While festival juries churn out awards, as seen in Cannes, Karlovy Vary and at Jihlava IDFF, viewers are charmed by the quiet pace of his poetic images he has recently employed to capture the revolutionary events at the MAIDAN square in Kiev. Sergei Loznitsa, director of the remarkable feature films My Joy and In the Fog, now receives another honour for the first time; the launch of his online world film retrospective. Ten documentaries by Sergei Loznitsa, including his yet unpublished film master class, are available from December 1 to 14 at the DAFilms.com portal for free.