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Home Master Class 1 – Filip Remunda

Home Master Class 1 – Filip Remunda

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 -

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front

All Quiet on the Eastern Front

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 -

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SYRIAN DOX BOX GLOBAL DAY

SYRIAN DOX BOX GLOBAL DAY

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 -

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Within Striking Distance

Within Striking Distance

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 -

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Czech Lions on the Scene!

Czech Lions on the Scene!

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 -

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Living in Fear

Living in Fear

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 -

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Arnošt Lustig’s Books of Survival

Arnošt Lustig’s Books of Survival

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 -

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The Wild Hearts of Denmark

The Wild Hearts of Denmark

Ecstatic raptures, songs and screams, flames licking naked dancing bodies, smell of burnt skin soaring above their heads… Paradoxically, what you see is not a travelogue depiction of the exotic rituals of Papuans but a scene from the life of contemporary Danes. From February 13, you can listen to the beat of the wild hearts of the young Danish generation with Michael Noer’s films The Wild Hearts and Vesterbro at DAFilms. (FREE stream till 17th February)

- 13.2.2012 -

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Long to Reign Over Us

Long to Reign Over Us

This week, the Union Jack will flutter over DAFilms! Join us for a celebration of the sixty-year rule of Queen Elizabeth II and watch classic British documentaries for free.

- 6.2.2012 -

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Crime News from the Alps

Crime News from the Alps

France, the Alps…To most people, this means snow, skiing and holidays. Hardly anyone would think of madness, hatred and crime. However, such is the true nature of the Alps according to living legend of French cinematography Luc Moullet who invites his spectators to the landscape of madness with an ironic smile.

- 30.1.2012 -

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Addicted to Films by Peter Mettler

Addicted to Films by Peter Mettler

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!

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- 21.4.2014 -

The Czech and the Slovak premiere of Sacro GRA will be enriched by photos of highways taken by the audience

The Czech and the Slovak premiere of Sacro GRA will be enriched by photos of highways taken by the audience

How can the audience participate in a film premiere actively? DAFilms.com offers to the Czech and the Slovak viewers a unique chance to create a visual material presented during the local day and date release of SACRO GRA, the first documentary winner of the Venice Film Festival. How to do it? Here is the outline! We are very sorry, but the text is available only in Czech.

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- 16.4.2014 -

Every Age Has Its Own Heroes. An interview with Andrey Gryazev

Every Age Has Its Own Heroes. An interview with Andrey Gryazev

How important can the role of politically engaged art in the times of political repression and wild transformation be? When does it become impossible to stay silent; and is political art the right way to speak out loud? DAFilms.com spoke about these questions with Andrey Gryazev, director of the documentary film Tomorrow.

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- 14.4.2014 -

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