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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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Chinese or Mongolian?

Chinese or Mongolian?

The French documentary film The Arrivals was screened at the Jihlava IDFF 2010. At the end of the festival, it was selected as the best film of the travelling Doc Alliance Selection, winning the prestigious Doc Alliance Award. After its successful festival tour, the film opens the doors to a place where the clash of civilizations is a daily routine to online spectators as well.

- 23.1.2012 -

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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.
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- 2.1.2012 -

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News

Get Ready for the Fall Festival Harvest!

Get Ready for the Fall Festival Harvest!

Slowly but surely, the fall festival season announces its awaited arrival! See what documentary surprises the three Doc Alliance festivals that will open their imaginary film gates in October have in store for you! Get a taste of the festival programmes of Doclisboa, Jihlava IDFF and DOK Leipzig.

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- 18.8.2014 -

Film Is What Stays

Film Is What Stays

The documentary year 2014 has entered its second half and everybody is expectant about the films to be discovered by the fall festival season. The richer the first half of the year in terms of new film titles, the more it has struck the documentary history, which has paid its last respects to several respected and talented filmmakers.

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- 11.8.2014 -

Sarajevo film heart will beat again marking the festival’s 20th anniversary!

Sarajevo film heart will beat again marking the festival’s 20th anniversary!

Balkan documentary filmmaking, and especially the short documentary film format, is now at its prime. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Sarajevo Film Festival, DAFilms.com has prepared a special selection of 11 regional short films and talked to Rada Šešić, the head of its documentary film competition, about the local documentary film tradition and the festival’s remarkable jubilee.

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- 4.8.2014 -

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