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The Quirky Sheriffs of the Wild East
1. 3. 2016

The Quirky Sheriffs of the Wild East

Interview
There is no district police officer in the Ukrainian village of Stara Zburjivka. The nearest one lives more than 20 kilometers away. Whatever happens in Stara Zburjivka, it is no use waiting for the police – it just doesn't come if you call them...
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Documentaries Criticizing Russia Have No Chance to Get the State Support
1. 6. 2015

Documentaries Criticizing Russia Have No Chance to Get the State Support

Interview
On Monday, June 22, 2015 from 08:45 p.m. in Světozor Cinema, there will be a screening of an multi-award-winning Russian documentary Blood. This black-and-white film follows the work of the medical team from a mobile blood donation center, which ...
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The Long Journey from Ex Oriente Film to the Golden Dove
4. 5. 2015

The Long Journey from Ex Oriente Film to the Golden Dove

Interview
The documentary in German-Polish co-production, Domino Effect, has been collecting one prize after another at prestigious international festivals since 2014. This formally elaborate film about the relationship between the Abkhazian Minister of Sports ...
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Jail as a Space for Purgation and Redemption
13. 4. 2015

Jail as a Space for Purgation and Redemption

Interview
Comeback, a strong and visually refined portrait of two notorious recidivists Mira and Zlatko, was originally shot as a graduation film of Miro Remo, but the talented director managed to succeed in a huge competition of several hundreds of films from ...
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Don't be afraid to shoot strong, personal and unconventional films!
8. 4. 2015

Don't be afraid to shoot strong, personal and unconventional films!

Interview
Documentary filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe again have a chance to apply for and take part in the year-round workshop Ex Oriente Film. Within its three week-long sessions they can develop and fine-tune their projects and obtain valuable ...
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Daniel's World competes at Berlinale and enters Czech cinemas
2. 2. 2015

Daniel's World competes at Berlinale and enters Czech cinemas

Interview
A documentary about coping with pedophilia called Daniel's world by Veronika Lišková, after a successful premiere at Ji.Hlava IDFF, where it got the Audience Award, appeared in the prestigious section Panorama at the Berlinale festival last week.
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A Bulgarian documentary about an opressed animator has to face censorship
20. 11. 2014

A Bulgarian documentary about an opressed animator has to face censorship

Interview
Hardly any documentary has in the recent decades in Bulgaria sparked the interest of the public, and at the same time such passions and controversial reactions as the film Uncle Tony, Three Fools and the Secret Service.
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Documentary filmmakers just love sharing
14. 7. 2014

Documentary filmmakers just love sharing

Interview
Among the main tutors of the first week of Ex Oriente Film 2014 workshop that takes place in Rijeka, Croatia, there will be an experienced Lithuanian documentary filmmaker, a member of European Film Academy and European Documentary Network, Audrius Stonys
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I see the future of documentary films in transmedia
30. 6. 2014

I see the future of documentary films in transmedia

Interview
One of the main tutors of the first week-long session of Ex Oriente Film 2014 workshop in Rijeka, Croatia, will be the renowned Swedish filmmaker and producer Magnus Gertten. Author of a number of documentaries awarded at prestigious festivals is ...
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About Life in spite of Death
23. 5. 2014

About Life in spite of Death

Interview
Visually refined Polish documentary Joanna with the music by Oscar-winning composer Jan Kaczmarek collects one award after another at film festivals throughout Europe. This extremely powerful film about life in the shadow of impending death, will be ...
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