Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas Fahdel has won the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The winning film is composed of two parts – the first was shot before the US army’s invasion of Iraq while the second part captures the post-war events – providing an essential report on the turning point in the country’s development. Instead of shorthand news features on the events in Iraq, it brings an impressive portrayal of life in the country. Director Fahdel received the award at the Locarno film festival.
News on the DAFilms portal
We are offering you another peek inside DAFilms.com! Would you like to know who is sitting at the other side of the computer screen while you are happily watching our documentaries? In our second team interview, we are introducing Project Coordinator and our youngest colleague Barbora Langmajerová!
- 23.3.2015 -
Celebrate our 10th documentary anniversary throughout the year! Follow the anniversary news appearing in our film catalogue as well as among the bonuses for our viewers and offers for our subscribers! What are the brand new gifts you can “unwrap” right now?
- 16.3.2015 -
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 -