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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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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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Documentaries that will take you north and even further; to space!

Documentaries that will take you north and even further; to space!

Do not miss the unique offer of our documentary film travel agency DAFilms.com in November and December! We will take you on a free ride to the north of Europe as well as to its centre; and we will even take you to space with a ticket to the first row! You don’t believe it? Read on!

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- 18.11.2014 -

The Art of Trendsetting

The Art of Trendsetting

The greatest event of the Scandinavian Peninsula is getting into full swing. The Danish festival CPH:DOX, which has been setting the trends in the field of documentary film as well as in the social sphere since 2003, has just launched its exceptional film and public programme. What novelties are introduced by the festival’s 11th edition?

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- 10.11.2014 -

Don’t be a copycat; be original!

Don’t be a copycat; be original!

Besides introducing the festival programme swinging in the rhythm of factory machines, 18th Jihlava IDFF presented two extensive debates with leading American and European film journalists. What festival pitfalls do international journalists struggle with and how do the new media facilitate and complicate their work? We are bringing you a report from the attractive discussions co-organized and hosted by the DAFilms.com portal!

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- 3.11.2014 -

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