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European Documentary Network is a global network for professionals working with documentary film and TV. Over 1000 members from more than 60 countries have joined EDN.


European Documentary Network is a global network for professionals working with documentary film and TV. Over 1000 members from more than 60 countries have joined EDN. This organisation is open for both newcomers and established filmmakers from around the world. Paul Pauwels, Cecilie Bolvinkel a Ove Rishøj Jensen from EDN prepared selection of most remarkable films from DAFilms.

Cecilie Bolvinkel CHOICE:
The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories
Boogie Woogie Daddy
It Happened Just Before
The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun
Abenland

Paul Pauwels CHOICE:
Ramin
Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi
Recepies for Disaster
Czech Dream
Georgi and the Butterflies

Ove Rishøj Jensen CHOICE:
Position among the stars
The Gleaners And I
Ūkų Ūkai
Working Man's Death
Maggie in Wonderland

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Uku Ukai

Ūkų Ūkai (Orig.) / 2006 / Lithuania / 30 min

Take a deep breath in…and out," a soothing female voice says. We see a young woman putting makeup on an old woman's face, a marathon man running, an old woman lying in bed, recreational swimmers, a sewing machine stitching away...

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Recipes for Disaster

Recipes for Disaster (Orig.) / 2008 / Finland / 85 min

Director John Webster convinces his wife and two small children that the whole family should go on an oil-free diet, yet without having to give up their a middle class suburban lifestyle...

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Abendland

Abendland (Orig.) / 2011 / Austria / 91 min

Some things can be seen more clearly at night...

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Ramin

Ramin (Orig.) / 2011 / Georgia, Lithuania / 58 min

Ramin is a veteran Georgian wrestler, perhaps the only wrestler in the world known to have won seven opponents in mere 55 seconds...

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Position among the stars

Position among the stars (Orig.) / 2010 / Netherlands / 100 min

For 12 years, filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich followed an Indonesian family from the slums of Jakarta...

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Boogie Woogie Daddy

Boogie Woogie Daddy (Orig.) / 2002 / Sweden / 12 min

I remember him as two dads. One was with us and played the piano, drew, sang, made people laugh. But there was another dad as well. Who found it hard to look people in the eyes. Who was scared of something. Erik Bäfving

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi

Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi (Orig.) / 1999 / Israel / 77 min

It is 1998 and Israel is turning fifty...

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It Happened Just Before

Kurz davor ist es passiert (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria / 72 min

Special Between the Seas Jury Award, IDFF Jihlava 2007

An artistic confrontation with the global phenomenon of trafficking in women. A film about false promises, exploitation and disappointment.

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Workingman's Death

Workingman's Death (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria, Germany / 122 min

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

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Maggie in Wonderland

Maggie vaknar på balkongen (Orig.) / 2008 / Finland, Sweden / 72 min

A surreal report from the peripheries of 'the people's home'. Maggie, a Kenyan woman who loves gold jewellery and suffers from severe pigeon phobia, lives in a Malmö suburb. A journey into a wild, life-affirming and mentally disordered world.

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The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun

The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun (Orig.) / 2006 / Denmark / 84 min

The Monastery is the story about the 82 year old bachelor Mr. Vig - who has never known love - and Sister Amvrosija, a young Russian nun who by chance or destiny, becomes part of his life.

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Czech Dream

Český sen (Orig.) / 2004 / Czech Republic / 93 min

Prague, Czech Republic, 31 May, 2003 - its a few minutes before 10 a.m. and there are more than 3000 people jostling on a remote parking place...

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Georgi and the Butterflies

Georgi and the Butterflies (Orig.) / 2004 / Bulgaria / 60 min

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The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories

Problemat s komarite i drugi istorii (Orig.) / 2007 / Bulgaria / 100 min

Awarded SPECIAL MENTION at 42nd Karlovy Vary IFF.

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The Gleaners and I

LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE (Orig.) / 1999 / France / 82 min

An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director, Agnes Varda...

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