On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.
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7 unique documentaries, 7 Doc Alliance festivals, 7th edition of Doc Alliance Selection Award. For the seventh time, documentary rivals from various corners of Europe meet in the imaginary competition ring. Their goal is clear; to become a winner of Doc Alliance Selection Award 2014.
- 31.3.2014 -
What does it mean to offer a full-fledged industry programme to leading and emerging film professionals from across the world? How important is it for the good prestige of festivals to be able to prepare this kind of industry programme? We asked the representatives of programme Christine Hille and Lina Dinkla from DOK Leipzig.
- 24.3.2014 -
Audiovisual artist Dariusz Kowalski is very well known in the field of documentary film as well as in the area of contemporary visual arts. His works have been presented in film festivals and international galleries. What is the unique way how does Dariusz Kowalski perceive the reality? Read in the interview!
- 17.3.2014 -
Why is the documentary film an important medium for a state where a lot of civic protests and political actions are taking the place? Find out in the interview with the director of One World Romania festival Alexandru Solomon.
- 10.3.2014 -
In the first week of March, while international audiences have a chance to virtually watch the Silver Eye Nominees selection, Prague will host the third edition of meetings of film professionals called East Doc Platform. DAFilms.com has discussed the platform as well as other new projects focused on the support and development of European documentary with IDF representative Filip Šebek.
- 3.3.2014 -
ZagrebDox, one of the most popular documentary festivals in the region of Eastern Europe, celebrates the 10th anniversary of being an important member of the film festival community. DAFilms.com asked festival director Nenad Puhovski how the story of ZagrebDox started and if there is a happy-ending.
- 24.2.2014 -
An interview with the executive director of the Czech Film and Television Academy Tereza Rychnovska inviting you behind the official scene for a discussion about the importance and the (in)visible changes of the most prestigous Czech film award.
- 17.2.2014 -
In co-operation with DOX European Documentary Magazine, DAFilms.com brings you a unique interview with worldwide known experimental filmmaker and artist Peter Liechti. Enjoy the text by journalist Sevara Pan while watching the the online retrospective of Liechti´s films from February 10 until February 16 for free!
- 10.2.2014 -
A report from the annual meeting of festival members of Doc Alliance platform in Prague. Read more to learn what is it like to be a member of Doc Alliance team!
- 3.2.2014 -