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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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A sober viewer with artistic perspective. An Interview with Dariusz Kowalski

A sober viewer with artistic perspective. An Interview with Dariusz Kowalski

Audiovisual artist Dariusz Kowalski is very well known in the field of documentary film as well as in the area of contemporary visual arts. His works have been presented in film festivals and international galleries. What is the unique way how does Dariusz Kowalski perceive the reality? Read in the interview!

- 17.3.2014 -

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KINO KOMBAT: What is it? An interview with Alexandru Solomon

KINO KOMBAT: What is it? An interview with Alexandru Solomon

Why is the documentary film an important medium for a state where a lot of civic protests and political actions are taking the place? Find out in the interview with the director of One World Romania festival Alexandru Solomon.

- 10.3.2014 -

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Doc Tank: Cross-Media Projects in Central and Eastern Europe

Doc Tank: Cross-Media Projects in Central and Eastern Europe

In the first week of March, while international audiences have a chance to virtually watch the Silver Eye Nominees selection, Prague will host the third edition of meetings of film professionals called East Doc Platform. DAFilms.com has discussed the platform as well as other new projects focused on the support and development of European documentary with IDF representative Filip Šebek.

- 3.3.2014 -

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ZagrebDox celebrates the 10th anniversary!

ZagrebDox celebrates the 10th anniversary!

ZagrebDox, one of the most popular documentary festivals in the region of Eastern Europe, celebrates the 10th anniversary of being an important member of the film festival community. DAFilms.com asked festival director Nenad Puhovski how the story of ZagrebDox started and if there is a happy-ending.

- 24.2.2014 -

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The Czech Lion was "tamed" again

The Czech Lion was "tamed" again

An interview with the executive director of the Czech Film and Television Academy Tereza Rychnovska inviting you behind the official scene for a discussion about the importance and the (in)visible changes of the most prestigous Czech film award.

- 17.2.2014 -

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I am not interested in any kind of genre. I am interested in cinema

I am not interested in any kind of genre. I am interested in cinema

In co-operation with DOX European Documentary Magazine, DAFilms.com brings you a unique interview with worldwide known experimental filmmaker and artist Peter Liechti. Enjoy the text by journalist Sevara Pan while watching the the online retrospective of Liechti´s films from February 10 until February 16 for free!

- 10.2.2014 -

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From Doc Alliance to Monty Python and Back. From the whole of Europe to Prague and Back.

From Doc Alliance to Monty Python and Back. From the whole of Europe to Prague and Back.

A report from the annual meeting of festival members of Doc Alliance platform in Prague. Read more to learn what is it like to be a member of Doc Alliance team!

- 3.2.2014 -

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The Spirit of ´45: A History of the Ideas

The Spirit of ´45: A History of the Ideas

The critical review by th Czech film critic Jan Prasilu devoted to the new documentary film Spirit of ´45 by British director Ken Loach. Available only in Czech language.

- 3.2.2014 -

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Happy Days of Brazilian Documentary

Happy Days of Brazilian Documentary

Why does documentary film have a longer tradition than fiction in Brazil? What trends and themes have ruled in Brazilian documentary in the past decade? We have discussed Brazilian documentary with a most competent person; founder and director of É Tudo Verdade festival Amir Labaki!

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- 25.8.2014 -

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 -

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