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Favourites of the DAFilms.com team

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Check out a selection of the favourite films of all the DAFilms.com team members...


Check out a selection of the favourite films of all the DAFilms.com team members.
Since 2007 we have all been working on selecting the most remarkable documentaries produced. Now we decided to go through our rich online catalogue and point out our actual tips. Get to know the DAFilms.com team and enjoy their selection!


Nina Numankadić You Will Never Understand This

Marek Hovorka New Scenes from America

Diana Tabakov The Dubai in Me

Jana Ptáčková Petropolis

Diana Olčáková The Unseen

Eugen Liška Wild Hearts

Marta Lamperová Imitations of Life


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Imitations of Life

Imitations of Life (Orig.) / 2003 / Canada / 75 min

Even in this film Mike Hoolboom works with the history of film, with material that is not untangled from interpretations...

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You Will Never Understand This

Das wirst du nie verstehen (Orig.) / 2003 / Austria / 52 min

Three elderly ladies are sitting at the table with cakes and coffee. But when it comes to questions about the past, a seemingly ordinary family meeting turns to a strategy of telling stories and being silent...

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The Unseen

Nespatřené (Orig.) / 1997 / Czech Republic / 53 min

Do really blind people know nothing about the world around them. The documentary record blind schoolchildren using cameras...

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Petropolis

Petropolis (Orig.) / 2009 / Canada / 43 min

An extraordinary spectacle, whose scope can only be understood from far above.

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The Dubai in Me

The Dubai in Me (Orig.) / 2010 / Germany / 78 min

A filmic essay depicting Dubai as a capitalist paradise with all the accompanying risks arising from living on debt, environmental destruction, modern forms of slavery, and other ills of the neo-liberal globalized world...

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