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Your story told through film

Your story told through film

MyStreet is an online, user-generated film channel created by Open City Docs, inviting people from across the globe to tell their story through film. MyStreet stories are where you are, who you are and how you live… your place on the map. Anyone can upload their film from anywhere in the world.

MyStreet have specially curated a selection of films from the 2012 MyStreet competition shortlist, available to watch for free at Doc Alliance from April 1 to 7.

- 2.4.2013 -

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Doclisboa (new member of Doc Alliance) presents its best films

Doclisboa (new member of Doc Alliance) presents its best films

Since the beginning of January 2013, the Doc Alliance, running the DAFilms portal, has a new and respectable member – the Portuguese Doclisboa film festival that will offer its best festival films from the recent years online at DAFilms.com.

STREAM FOR FREE
FROM MARCH 25 TO MARCH 31

- 25.3.2013 -

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Backbreaking work is better than no work at all

Backbreaking work is better than no work at all

MASTERCLASS OF MICHAEL GLAWOGGER - Michael Glawogger first established himself as an author of experimental and short films. Subsequently, he started to shoot documentary films from all corners of the globe. His films include, for example, the documentary Working Man's Death that explores the limits of tolerability of physical work through a look at the everyday life of workers labouring in extremely difficult conditions.

- 18.3.2013 -

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The black box and life

The black box and life

East Silver Caravan – A special selection of new festival films from Central and Eastern Europe, presenting some of the best documentaries of the current film season. The selection of four interesting films will be available online, in addition to screenings at festivals such as in Krakow, Karlovy Vary or Rotterdam.

STREAM FOR FREE from March 11 to March 17

- 11.3.2013 -

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

We congratulate to David Vondráček for the Czech Lion film award for the best documentary and we are looking forward to having his film Love in the grave along with the other four nominated films in our permanent offer soon.

- 4.3.2013 -

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We recommend

We recommend

Czech films

CZECH RAPUBLIC - First documentary about the Czech hip hop scene shows how close the Czech rap can come to humour and irony.

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PRAGUE - Starring Prague Mayor Pavel Bém, Metropolitan policemen and roofless people.

MARCELA - The story of Marcela was especially moving as we witness the death of her daughter at the end.

MY 20TH CENTURY - Director Olga Sommerová examined the private lives of three Czech women born before WW2, during the time of the first Czechoslovak Republic.

- 24.2.2013 -

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To stop time

To stop time

The acclaimed director Audrius Stonys ranks among the most prominent Lithuanian documentary filmmakers. According to Stonys, the issue of freedom plays the main part in cinematography, being more important than any aesthetic criterion. Especially as there still are attempts to restrict such freedom, only they have taken the form of dictatorship of money. Stonys believes that documentary filmmaking was not born out of the desire to provide information. It was born out of astonishment and the possibility of being able to stop time and contemplate the miracle called “the world”.

- 18.2.2013 -

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What is a woman?

What is a woman?

Agnès Varda

for FREE STREAM from February 4 to February 17

Agnès Varda's creative film Cléo from 5 to 7 is considered one of the gems of the French New Wave. Varda herself is against categorising. In her films, she focuses on topics such as sex, ageing, death and breaking social taboos.

- 4.2.2013 -

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Jørgen Leth Returns

Jørgen Leth Returns

Jørgen Leth is a leading figure in experimental documentary filmmaking. We offer a sequel by a rigorously selected retrospective of this Danish director known for example for The Impossible Hour and Life in Denmark.

STREAM FOR FREE from January 28 to February 3

- 28.1.2013 -

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Not Only Sad Stories

Not Only Sad Stories

Economics not only describes the world, but establishes normative standards, identifying ideal conditions. What is the point of economics? Find the answers to your questions in our selection.

- 21.1.2013 -

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News

Visions du Réel: The grandiose start of Doc Alliance´s festival season!

Visions du Réel: The grandiose start of Doc Alliance´s festival season!

As usual, the position of the first Doc Alliance festival in 2015 will be held by Swiss documentary lovers from Visions du Réel. The festival has already revealed to its fans the name of the main guest of the upcoming edition as well as its new poster. Read about what you can look forward to in April!

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- 27.1.2015 -

Victor Kossakovsky: Online Retrospective, Premiere & Master class

Victor Kossakovsky: Online Retrospective, Premiere & Master class

One of the most remarkable contemporary world filmmakers and star of Russian cinema Victor Kossakovsky comes to the Czech Republic to personally introduce the distribution premiere of his latest acclaimed film Long Live the Antipodes!. The film will be screened on January 23 at Prague’s Světozor Cinema, which will also present the director’s master class open to the general public on the very same day. From January 19 to February 1, film viewers across the world will be able to watch Kossakovsky’s extraordinary films for free.

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- 19.1.2015 -

ChileDoc: Information is “power”, we can amplify it

ChileDoc: Information is “power”, we can amplify it

What do you know about Chilean documentary film? Finally you have a unique chance to learn more both from our event of the week and exclusive interview with Flor Rubina, executive director of ChileDoc. Find your way to Chilean cinematography!

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- 12.1.2015 -

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