“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.
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For over ten years increasingly popular genre of music documentary has been an integral part of the film programme of the Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX festival. Where is the development of this original connection of music and film going? How is it received by the audiences? We have asked Adam Thorsmark, programmer of the Sound & Vision festival section.
- 23.6.2014 -
My Street Films, a new project of the DAFilms.com portal giving rise to a unique film map of the Czech Republic, has met with a positive response among Czech amateur as well as professional filmmakers! We present the works by three talented Czech filmmakers who you already know from the DAFilms catalogue! Bohdan Bláhovec, Ivo Bystřičan and Petr Hátle reveal places and stories yet unknown…
- 9.6.2014 -
“1000 online, 700 offline!” In the ten years of the existence of DAFilms.com portal, we have managed to introduce 1700 films to viewers across the globe! An almost cosmic vision has become lived reality. We present you our personal team selection which we have prepared for you on the occasion of the celebration of the 1000th film available on our portal!
- 2.6.2014 -
For the seventh year, an international jury has met over seven films nominated for the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The presentation ceremony, held during the Cannes festival for the second time, will take place within a few days. Meet ANDRE VALENTIM ALMEIDA, winner of DAS Award 2014.
- 19.5.2014 -
Prague celebrated an international premiere of the surprising Venice winner Sacro GRA with a personal presence of director Gianfranco Rosi. How does this one quickened day from the perspective of the new Golden Lion´s holder look like and how does it differ from the point of view of organizers from DAFilms team? Read in our personal reportage!
- 12.5.2014 -
As tradition has it, the first stop on the way of the DAFilms team to the festival locations of the 7-member documentary platform Doc Alliance was Nyon, Switzerland in late April. The festival Visions du Réel has woken the quiet town near Lake Geneva with its lively festival buzz wrapped in the traditional red colour for the 54th time. And we were there!
- 7.5.2014 -
The unique premiere of Sacro GRA, the first documentary to ever win Venice IFF, will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014 in 6 selected Czech and Slovak cinemas, at DAFilms.com online portal and on Film Europe TV Channel. Moreover, the Prague gala premiere will be attended by the director and recent holder of the prestigious Golden Lion Gianfranco Rosi.
- 29.4.2014 -
Canadian artist Peter Mettler makes films that turn viewers across the world into addicts. By means of optical illusions, layering of images and changes of perspective, Mettler brings a brand new, so far unknown sensory experience. Watch the director’s retrospective from April 21 to May 4!
- 21.4.2014 -