25. 4. 2016
Five years of Following a Trail of a Young Rebellious Racer
One of the recently most successful Hungarian documentaries is a film by Gábor Hörcher named Drifter that picked a number of prestigious awards, including an award from the largest documentary festival, IDFA in Amsterdam...
6. 3. 2016
To Run Away From the Nazis and From the Islamic State is Almost the Same Thing
On April 28, 1945, a unique cinematic report about the arrival of the prisoners freed from the German concentration camps to the refugee camp in Malmö was shot. These emotionally strong pieces of archive footage caught the eye of the experienced ...
1. 3. 2016
The Quirky Sheriffs of the Wild East
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...
1. 6. 2015
Documentaries Criticizing Russia Have No Chance to Get the State Support
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 ...
4. 5. 2015
The Long Journey from Ex Oriente Film to the Golden Dove
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 ...
13. 4. 2015
Jail as a Space for Purgation and Redemption
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 ...
8. 4. 2015
Don't be afraid to shoot strong, personal and unconventional films!
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 ...
2. 2. 2015
Daniel's World competes at Berlinale and enters Czech cinemas
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.
20. 11. 2014
A Bulgarian documentary about an opressed animator has to face censorship
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.
14. 7. 2014
Documentary filmmakers just love sharing
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