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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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Addicted to Films by Peter Mettler

Addicted to Films by Peter Mettler

Canadian artist Peter Mettler makes films that turn viewers across the world into addicts. By means of optical illusions, layering of images and changes of perspective, Mettler brings a brand new, so far unknown sensory experience. Watch the director’s retrospective from April 21 to May 4!

- 21.4.2014 -

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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.

- 16.4.2014 -

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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.

- 14.4.2014 -

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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.

- 31.3.2014 -

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The industry part is crucial for a festival with premiere policy

The industry part is crucial for a festival with premiere policy

What does it mean to offer a full-fledged industry programme to leading and emerging film professionals from across the world? How important is it for the good prestige of festivals to be able to prepare this kind of industry programme? We asked the representatives of programme Christine Hille and Lina Dinkla from DOK Leipzig.

- 24.3.2014 -

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News

Jihlava Festival Factory Delivers Exceptional Documentary Goods!

Jihlava Festival Factory Delivers Exceptional Documentary Goods!

The 18th Jihlava IDFF promises an unconventional experience to its visitors! During the last October week, the festival screening halls will turn into factory halls, producing an infinite number of unique programme events; by far not only film ones.

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- 20.10.2014 -

The First Czech My Street Films Map Knows Its Winner!

The First Czech My Street Films Map Knows Its Winner!

Inspiration, enthusiasm, hard work, worries and relief. That’s how all the essential feelings concerning the first edition of My Street Films, which has introduced the project to Czech documentary enthusiasts, professionals and amateurs who were not afraid to answer the call of the first edition: Your street. Your film. Make it!

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- 13.10.2014 -

Czech Documentary Is Teeming with Life!

Czech Documentary Is Teeming with Life!

The notion of documentary standing in the shadow of feature film is no longer true in Czech cinemas, at least as far as the interest of viewers is concerned. We have experienced it ourselves during the Czech Documentary Evening which has introduced the upcoming projects by Czech directors. What can we look forward to?

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- 6.10.2014 -

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