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.
News on the DAFilms portal
Recently, the Dafilms portal introduced two documentaries by director Michael Noer; Vesterbro and Wild Hearts; and we promised to add more. The time has come and so has Son of God. A common project of Michael Noer and Khavn de la Cruz, the film is part of a series of creative cooperations initiated and produced by the DOX:LAB film workshop. The sample from the production of the film laboratory presented at the Dafilms portal includes four documentaries; from April 16 to 22, you can watch them for free.
- 16.4.2012 -
If all you have left after your unfortunately deceased father is a box of three thousand negatives, there are two things you can do. Either you put it under your bed and try to burry your memories along with it or you dive into the painful past and make a film about it. Or even two.
From April 9 to 15, you can stream the films Boogie Woogie Daddy and Inbetweener by Swedish director Erik Bäfving at Dafilms for free.
- 9.4.2012 -
Thanks to the new Home Master Class project, the DAFilms portal presents not only documentary films but also documentary filmmakers. The first filmmaker to introduce his films to DAFilms visitors is Czech director and producer Filip Remunda, co-author of Czech Dream and Czech Peace. From March 26, you can stream his lecture and film previews for free.
- 26.3.2012 -
This week, the DAFilms portal presents films by one of the most significant Belarusian filmmakers of today. Out of the rich filmography of Victor Asliuk, we have selected three short-length documentaries from the Belarusian countryside; the director’s favourite setting.
- 19.3.2012 -
DOX BOX Global Day is a manifestation of solidarity with the DOX BOX film festival, the Syrian filmmakers and not least the Syrian people in these troubled times.
This year's festival was announced to take place from March 7 - 15. The festival management, however, has found the situation in Syria too critical and has chosen to cancel the festival. Instead, they have invited documentary film festivals around the world to participate in a part protest, part celebration under the heading DOX BOX Global Day. Doc Alliance Films portal is pleased to participate, and to invite anyone to watch Syrian documentary films online…
- 14.3.2012 -
Young Israeli documentarist Robby Elmaliah seems to have discovered a new autonomous state on the border strip between Israel and Gaza. Taking up a few dusty square metres of land, it is home to two bearded, permanently dissatisfied residents who are not going to give it up.
- 12.3.2012 -
It has already become a tradition that Doc Alliance Films portal presents documentary films that are nominated for the annual Czech Film and TV Academy Award - Czech Lion. The Academy choice of the five exceptional Czech documentary films is available in the week from 5. to 13. March for free.
We are sorry, but this event is available only for Czech and Slovak audience.
- 5.3.2012 -
New documentary premiere has been taken over from the cinema screens of the Cannes International Film Festival into the distribution of the DAFilms portal. No More Fear tells story of living in the shadow of fear and expectation of salvation; story about the threat of violence and the desire for freedom; story of thwarted plans and resurrected hope.
- 27.2.2012 -
One year after the death of author Arnošt Lustig, the DAFilms portal commemorates the great personality of Czech literature of the second half of the 20th century by presenting the documentary Arnošt Lustig – Nine Lives. From February 20 to 26, you can watch the internet film premiere for free.
- 20.2.2012 -