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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.
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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Marseille Full of Contrast

Marseille Full of Contrast

It has been a week since the festive open air screening has concluded the 25th edition of FIDMarseille IFF, the French representative of Doc Alliance documentary platform. Held at the Côte d’Azur, the festival has shined again with its appealingly contrasting character. The demanding conceptual film programme was complemented by the warm energy of social meetings.

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- 14.7.2014 -

The Tough Task of a Festival Juror

The Tough Task of a Festival Juror

The jury is an inherent part of film festivals, just like the viewers. What is it like to sit on a prestigious international jury? We have posed this question to DAFilms acquisitions manager Diana Tabakov, who has risen to the juror’s task at London’s Open City Docs Fest.

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- 7.7.2014 -

London Celebrates New Documentary Winners!

London Celebrates New Documentary Winners!

UK festival Open City Docs Fest has brought an extraordinary experience to the city above Thames in June again. Who are the new winners of the main sections and who has brought to the London´s audience an unrepeatable film experience? Read more!

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- 30.6.2014 -

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