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A Fly in the Soup – Avi Mograbi

A Fly in the Soup – Avi Mograbi

Mistrust, humiliation, fear, desire for revenge, apathy and mutual unwillingness to forgive… Welcome to the Israeli-Palestinian border! Your guide in the world of permanent conflict will be the “enfant terrible” of Israeli film Avi Mograbi.

- 16.1.2012 -

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A World Where Number Five Is Alive

A World Where Number Five Is Alive

The human obsession with artificial life has been a long-lasting one, ranging from Doctor Frankenstein’s monster through Karel Čapek’s robots to Isaac Asimov’s laws of robotics. However, reality still lags behind science fiction, with the times of discussing the robotic vacuum cleaners’ right to vote still being out of sight. Or not really? Forget about Transformers and Star Wars and enter the real Robot World. First 50 viewers can stream the film for free.

- 9.1.2012 -

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Dancing with One’s Own Shadow

Dancing with One’s Own Shadow

A precious archaeological find has been discovered in a cave complex in the south of France and has been protected from the sight of curious tourists by the global scientific community. However, renowned German director Werner Herzog gained a permit to shoot on this mysterious place, descending to the depths of the subterranean labyrinth to give evidence of our common past. The magical documentary The Cave of Forgotten Dreams opens the new film year at the Dafilms portal on January 2.
We are sorry but this event is available only for Czech nad Slovak audience

- 2.1.2012 -

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The Case of Lost Memories

The Case of Lost Memories

What can a photograph tell about the depicted person? How hard is it to find a concrete Chinese man in the world of today? Why does it make sense to retrace lost memories? At Christmas, the Dafilms portal presents Lost Holiday, a unique documentary detective story by Lucie Králová.

- 26.12.2011 -

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Give a film! (You Will Save a Day)

Give a film! (You Will Save a Day)

This Christmas (same as a last year) thanks to the service of the Docalliance portal, you can make your dear ones a present of an original film experience from the rich fountain of world‘s documentary film, making the dull holiday offer of television channels more varied.

- 19.12.2011 -

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Great "Bad" Movie

Great "Bad" Movie

The latest film by director and MIDI LIDI band frontman Petr Marek has ranked among the most significant events on the Czech film scene in 2011. Though it may not be as formally refined as Alois Nebel nor does it feature famous Czech actor Bolek Polívka, Nothing Against Nothing disposes of a whole arsenal of cinematographic originality. Do not wait for Christmas Eve and be one of the first 49 DAFilms visitors to watch the film in the week before Christmas FOR FREE. (We are sorry but this event is only for Czech and Slovak audience)

- 19.12.2011 -

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Oh, those kids! This phrase has loomed large over many a generation. However, what are they really like? How do they behave, what do they wear, what do they dream about; what do the teenagers of the 21st century really think? Do not search trendy teenager magazines for an answer. Just watch the first part of Teen Stories, a unique observational project mapping the chaotic jungle of adolescence.

- 12.12.2011 -

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The Empire of Mad Reason

The Empire of Mad Reason

In his latest work, Swiss-Canadian director Peter Mettler has radically diverged from his position of a supremely individualistic filmmaker. From a nearly divine perspective, he tells the story of the rise (and fall) of an empire called Petropolis; an empire we all are part of.

- 5.12.2011 -

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Dying is Boring

Dying is Boring

Although Prix Arte does not sound as stylish as Oscar, the European Academy Awards, too have an excellent reputation in the filmmaking community. Held already for the 24th time on Saturday, December 3 in Berlin, the presenting ceremony will include awards in the category of documentary film. While waiting for the name of this year’s winner, you can watch the winning film of 2009; The Sound of Insects: Record of a Mummy

- 28.11.2011 -

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10 Docs For 10th Anniversary of Wajda School

10 Docs For 10th Anniversary of Wajda School

This week´s special event celebrates 10th anniversary of Wajda School. Stream ten extraordinary Polish docs for free in the week from 21.11. to 28.11.

- 21.11.2011 -

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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 -

Doc Alliance Announces This Year’s Nominees!

Doc Alliance Announces This Year’s Nominees!

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.

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- 31.3.2014 -

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