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This week we offer a FREE TASTE of the best documentaries of the Wajda School produced in 2011–2012...

The most interesting directors of the younger generation, both Polish and foreign, are developing their projects here. More than 50 documentary and feature films, as well as 200 shorts have been produced so far. They have been selected and often won prizes at the most prestigious festivals, including Berlinale, San Sebastian, Karlovy Vary, Hot Docs, IDFA, DOK Leipzig and European Film Awards nominee. This week we offer a free taste of the best documentaries produced in 2011–2012.

Watch FOR FREE the Wajda Schools best films on DAFilms.com from August 6 to 12.

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Rendez-vous (Orig.) / 2006 / Poland / 8 min

Two people have a date in a restaurant: a quite regular situation but for them - a very special moment.



Silence I

Cisza 1 (Orig.) / 2003 / Poland / 19 min

What does "Silence" mean to documentary students? Six short films touching much profound matter than the original aim of a student’s task.


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Silence II

Cisza 2 (Orig.) / 2005 / Poland / 20 min

“Silence 2” is a set of short docs made by students of the second edition of Documentary Course.



Silence III

Cisza 3 (Orig.) / 2006 / Poland / 20 min

“Silence 3” is meant as a set of short docs made by students of the third edition of the Documentary Course.


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The Booth of Fortune

Kilka mniejszych wygranych (Orig.) / 2008 / Poland / 15 min

In the modern city there is no place for a small booth with lottery. It has to be demolished together with the close relations between its regular customers.



The Dog Hill

Marysina polana (Orig.) / 2010 / Poland / 39 min

A story about three men of different age who spend six months each year working as shepherds, away from their families and civilization.



Viva Maria!

Viva Maria! (Orig.) / 2010 / Poland / 17 min

The film „Viva Maria” is a tale of passion, sacrifice and devotion, and is an extraordinary story of passing down a voice...



Black Daughter

Czarna córka (Orig.) / 2011 / Poland / 24 min

Shot in a beautiful surroundings a conversation with the old gypsy woman, who spent her childhood wandering with her family...




Decrescendo (Orig.) / 2011 / Poland / 25 min

The story of the blossoming friendships that take place between the young psychologist Tomek and his patients from a retirement house.



East Doc Platform for the fifth time

East Doc Platform for the fifth time

Do you want to make a film? The Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) is looking for documentary projects in development, production and post-production for the 5th edition of East Doc Platform.

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Thomas A. Østbye: Reducing Reality or Losing Control of the Film

Thomas A. Østbye: Reducing Reality or Losing Control of the Film

What is most mysterious in life is existence itself, says renowned Norwegian director Thomas A. Østbye in an interview about his documentary films and his Indonesian interactive project 17.000 Islands. The interview was made at the 19th Jihlava IDFF.

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- 6.11.2015 -

Doclisboa: Risk, Želimir Žilnik, Terrorism and more

Doclisboa: Risk, Želimir Žilnik, Terrorism and more

The 13th edition of Doclisboa International Film Festival takes place from October 22 to November 1 and shows 236 films from 40 countries, including a total of 43 world premieres. On November 2 to 15, the festival will be followed by a special Doclisboa event at DAFilms.com.

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- 22.10.2015 -

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