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Come and escape the hot summer days into the remote cold lands...


Come and escape the hot summer days into the remote cold lands. Martin Ryšavý captures life of the residents on the Bear Islands located in the ice cold East Siberian Sea. Werner Herzog with his own seductive commentary in The Cave of Forgotten Dreams takes us to the phenomenal Chauvet caves, where he gained exclusive access (only for Czech Republic). The Portuguese director Luís Alves Matos visualises life at the Cold Mountain, where the wind never stops blowing. From July 23 to 29.


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Films for the event

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Bear Islands

Medvědí ostrovy (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic / 60 min

The film captures the life of residents of the Sakha Republic, or Yakutia, Russia's Far Eastern Federal District. Bear Islands are located in the East Siberian Sea at the mouth of the Kolyma River.

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Cold Mountain

Montanha Fria (Orig.) / 2009 / Portugal / 12 min

This life is lost in dust / day by day the blossoms fall / year by year the people go / cold mountain trail never ends / even now you do not know? The reality is asking the shadow.

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Orig.) / 2011 / Canada, France, Germany, United States / 90 min

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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