Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

Personal Stories, Urban Legends and National Myths

For some, September means the beginning of school; for us, September means the beginning of a great documentary programme! Enjoy it with us!

For some, September means the beginning of school; for us, September means the beginning of a great documentary programme! Enjoy it with us! You can watch a world retrospective, discover new talents and look into current political events. Stay tuned to DAFilms.com and you will definitely not be bored (even at school) in September!

The documentary fever known as My Street Films has struck the streets of London in 2011. This year, it has ventured outside the UK thanks to the DAFilms.com portal, inviting the residents of the Czech Republic to discover the stories, moods and faces of Czech cities you won’t find in tour guides. Watch the best British and Czech My Street documentaries from September 1 to 7 for free!

The relations between Israel and Palestine have experienced several dramatic turns in the past months. How do world filmmakers see it? Can the documentary camera be an impartial observer or should it speak in an active political voice? Watch the film selection On the Border of Documentary, on the Border of Gaza Strip from September 8 to 14 for free!

Her persistent documentary work has won respect and recognition across the film world and her unique observational method has entered the history of modern cinema. Helena Třeštíková, an exceptional Czech documentarist, introduces her first online retrospective! Watch more than 25 films representing the filmmaker’s works from the 1970s up to the present from September 15 to 28 for free!

In October, you can look forward to a great festival ride between three Doc Alliance festivals online and for free at DAFilms.com! You can visit Portugal’s Doclisboa festival, the Czech pioneers at Jihlava IDFF and the German documentary lovers at DOK Leipzig. We already know the first programme treats; read about them and follow our October programme!

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