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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!

- 30.6.2014 -

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There’s always new music stories to be told

There’s always new music stories to be told

For over ten years increasingly popular genre of music documentary has been an integral part of the film programme of the Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX festival. Where is the development of this original connection of music and film going? How is it received by the audiences? We have asked Adam Thorsmark, programmer of the Sound & Vision festival section.

- 23.6.2014 -

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Football Scores with Filmmakers and Docu Fans!

Football Scores with Filmmakers and Docu Fans!

The FIFA World Cup in Brazil attracts the attention of viewers across the world. However, what makes football interesting to filmmakers? We are bringing you an interview with Tomáš Bojar, screenwriter of TWO NIL.

- 16.6.2014 -

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The first My Street Films were made by talented Czech documentarists!

The first My Street Films were made by talented Czech documentarists!

My Street Films, a new project of the DAFilms.com portal giving rise to a unique film map of the Czech Republic, has met with a positive response among Czech amateur as well as professional filmmakers! We present the works by three talented Czech filmmakers who you already know from the DAFilms catalogue! Bohdan Bláhovec, Ivo Bystřičan and Petr Hátle reveal places and stories yet unknown…

- 9.6.2014 -

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Let’s Celebrate 1000 Documentaries Online!

Let’s Celebrate 1000 Documentaries Online!

“1000 online, 700 offline!” In the ten years of the existence of DAFilms.com portal, we have managed to introduce 1700 films to viewers across the globe! An almost cosmic vision has become lived reality. We present you our personal team selection which we have prepared for you on the occasion of the celebration of the 1000th film available on our portal!

- 2.6.2014 -

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My Street Films. Your Street, Your Film!

My Street Films. Your Street, Your Film!

The unique My Street Films project comes to the Czech Republic! Founded in 2011 in London, the unique documentary project My Street Films finds its way outside the UK for the first time. Shoot a story of your street!

- 26.5.2014 -

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DAS Award Knows Its Latest Holder!

DAS Award Knows Its Latest Holder!

For the seventh year, an international jury has met over seven films nominated for the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The presentation ceremony, held during the Cannes festival for the second time, will take place within a few days. Meet ANDRE VALENTIM ALMEIDA, winner of DAS Award 2014.

- 19.5.2014 -

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The Taming of the Golden Lion of Venice in Prague

The Taming of the Golden Lion of Venice in Prague

Prague celebrated an international premiere of the surprising Venice winner Sacro GRA with a personal presence of director Gianfranco Rosi. How does this one quickened day from the perspective of the new Golden Lion´s holder look like and how does it differ from the point of view of organizers from DAFilms team? Read in our personal reportage!

- 12.5.2014 -

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Film Babylon at Lake Geneva

Film Babylon at Lake Geneva

As tradition has it, the first stop on the way of the DAFilms team to the festival locations of the 7-member documentary platform Doc Alliance was Nyon, Switzerland in late April. The festival Visions du Réel has woken the quiet town near Lake Geneva with its lively festival buzz wrapped in the traditional red colour for the 54th time. And we were there!

- 7.5.2014 -

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Triple premiere of Venice winner Sacro GRA in director´s presence in Prague

Triple premiere of Venice winner Sacro GRA in director´s presence in Prague

The unique premiere of Sacro GRA, the first documentary to ever win Venice IFF, will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014 in 6 selected Czech and Slovak cinemas, at DAFilms.com online portal and on Film Europe TV Channel. Moreover, the Prague gala premiere will be attended by the director and recent holder of the prestigious Golden Lion Gianfranco Rosi.

- 29.4.2014 -

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The “Hottest“ Documentary Goods at DAFilms.com

The “Hottest“ Documentary Goods at DAFilms.com

Would you like to know which documentaries were most popular among viewers at DAFilms.com in the past six months? We have set up a TOP TEN list of most bought films for you! Will the documentary tensome be rather surprising or inspiring?

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- 15.9.2014 -

German Festival Bids Farewell

German Festival Bids Farewell

Besides offering a rich programme, the 57th edition of DOK Leipzig, the German representative of the Doc Alliance platform, is marked by a significant parting. After 11 successful years, Claas Danielsen leaves the director’s chair. How will he part with the festival?

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- 8.9.2014 -

Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

For some, September means the beginning of school; for us, September means the beginning of a great documentary programme! Enjoy it with us!

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- 1.9.2014 -

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