The names of the possible future winners of the 8th edition of the Doc Alliance Selection Award are already circulating across festivals and media. The luckiest of the nominated directors will receive the award on August 8, 2015 in Locarno. However, the important decision about the award winner is not brought by luck but rather by the jury comprised of seven leading European film critics. We are introducing the first one of them, Portuguese representative of Público Daily Jorge Mourinha!
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For the 8th time, One World Romania festival awakens the screening halls of Bucharest with the power of people’s and documentary accounts of injustice, problems of contemporary democracy and the significance of civil protests. Why does this year’s edition carry the title Kino Maidan? The festival director Alexandru Solomon will give you the answer!
- 8.3.2015 -
Did you know that the DAFilms.com portal celebrates its 10th anniversary this year? In the world of online distribution, this is an extraordinary thing; so we decided to celebrate our big anniversary by introducing the DAFilms.com team and our life outside the virtual reality.
- 2.3.2015 -
Did you know that the history of short film is inseparably linked to documentary film? Read about the history of cinema, the unique Czech research project Atoms of Eternity and the potential of archive films online in our interview with film historian Lucie Česálková.
- 23.2.2015 -
Besides the rich documentary programme, the new year also brings you a big bonus! From Monday, February 16, you can subscribe to the whole film catalogue of DAFilms.com, including more than 1 000 carefully selected films, for a month or for the whole year and stream without any limits! Subscribers can also look forward to many benefits and discounts. What are they? Read on!
- 16.2.2015 -
On Monday, March 2, 2015, the fourth edition of East Doc Platform, the biggest documentary event of its kind in the Central and Eastern Europe begins in Prague. This event is traditionally organized by Institute of Documentary Film in association with One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. Become part of it!
- 13.2.2015 -
After the film-packed beginning of the year, we at DAFilms do not slack off, keeping our fast online pace and preparing a documentary probe into the recent history of our days as well as the early history of the days of cinema. Keep your eyes wide open; a rich documentary February is coming!
- 9.2.2015 -
The film event of the beginning of the year, the first world online retrospective of Victor Kossakovsky, has brought one more unique experience. All Prague fans of the legend of contemporary documentary were able to meet the director personally during his master class! What did they learn?
- 2.2.2015 -
As usual, the position of the first Doc Alliance festival in 2015 will be held by Swiss documentary lovers from Visions du Réel. The festival has already revealed to its fans the name of the main guest of the upcoming edition as well as its new poster. Read about what you can look forward to in April!
- 27.1.2015 -
One of the most remarkable contemporary world filmmakers and star of Russian cinema Victor Kossakovsky comes to the Czech Republic to personally introduce the distribution premiere of his latest acclaimed film Long Live the Antipodes!. The film will be screened on January 23 at Prague’s Světozor Cinema, which will also present the director’s master class open to the general public on the very same day. From January 19 to February 1, film viewers across the world will be able to watch Kossakovsky’s extraordinary films for free.
- 19.1.2015 -
What do you know about Chilean documentary film? Finally you have a unique chance to learn more both from our event of the week and exclusive interview with Flor Rubina, executive director of ChileDoc. Find your way to Chilean cinematography!
- 12.1.2015 -