Celebrate 20 years of the Institute of Documentary Film at DAFilms

    Since 2021, the Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) has supported and highlighted Central and Eastern Europe creative documentary films. Now, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, IDF and DAFilms have put together 20 films that covering various activities IDF activities, while showcasing the many faces and talents of the region’s non-fiction filmmakers.

    The selections feature films from across the years which have appeared via various IDF’s activities including Ex-Oriente Film, East Doc Platform, East Silver Market, KineDok, and Silver Eye award winners. You can watch the entire programme «Beast from the East: 20 Years, 20 Films» via DAFilms – HERE

    «Beast from the East: 20 Years, 20 Films»

    • Sofia’s Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev) – Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia
    • At the Edge of Russia (dir. Michał Marczak) – Poland
    • Bahrtalo! Good Luck! (dir. Róbert Lakatos) – Hungary
    • The Sound Is Innocent (dir. Johana Ožvold) Czech Republic, Slovakia, France
    • Srbenka (dir. Nebojša Slijepčević) – Croatia
    • Trains of Thoughts (dir. Timo Novotny) – Austria
    • Blind Loves (dir. Juraj Lehotský) – Slovakia
    • Rabbit a la Berlin (dir. Bartosz Konopka) – Poland, Germany
    • Wall of Death, and All That (dir. Mladen Kovačević) – Serbia, Croatia
    • Putin’s Witnesses (dir. Vitaly Mansky) – Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic
    • Sand and Blood (dir. Matthias Krepp, Angelika Spargel) – Austria
    • A Hole in the Head (dir. Robert Kirchhoff) – Slovakia, Czech Republic
    • Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček) – Czech Republic
    • Solar Eclipse – CZ versions (dir. Martin Mareček) – Czech Republic
    • A Woman Captured (dir. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter) – Hungary
    • Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys) – Lithuania, Georgia
    • Bakhmaro (dir. Salomé Jashi) – Georgia, Germany
    • The Dazzling Light of Sunset (dir. Salomé Jashi) – Georgia, Germany
    • Brothers (dir. Wojciech Staroń) – Poland
    • Village Without Women (dir. Srdjan Šarenac) – Georgia, France
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