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Monthly Archives: November, 2011

A Bitter Taste of Freedom

The latest film of the Russian documentary filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya is the documentary A Bitter taste of Freedom (2011). The film is about her late friend, the Russian investigative journalist and … Continue reading

30/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Finnish docs on the rise

Finnish documentary filmmaking has been on the rise in recent years. Nine documentaries premiered in Finland in 2010, but between 2002 and 2009, two to five docs premiered annually, according … Continue reading

29/11/2011 · Leave a comment

IDFA awards 2011

Planet of Snail (2011, South Korea) was awarded The VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Lenght Documentary at the IDFA documentary film festival award ceremony last friday. Planet of Snail, directed … Continue reading

28/11/2011 · 2 Comments

The Sunday Doc

On Documentary Heaven one can choose from hundreds of titles to watch for free. Films can be looked up easily, either by their title or by category like economics, music, … Continue reading

27/11/2011 · Leave a comment

The Vodka Factory

The Vodka Factory  (2010) by Jerzy Sladkowski was one of the most memorable documentaries at Nordisk Panorama in Århus last september. The doc tells the story of Valentina who lives … Continue reading

26/11/2011 · 2 Comments

Icelandic Cinema Online

Björk performing in Rock in Reykjavík

25/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Animation + documentary = Interesting mix

The Swedish Jonas Odell is a noteworthy director. Odell was one of the founders of Filmtecknarna, a storytelling and design-based production based company in Stockholm and New York, founded in … Continue reading

24/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Doc Alliance

Dafilms.com is one of the most interesting European documentary VoD websites. Dafilms.com is partnership of five European documentary film festivals, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, Denmark, DOK Leipzig in Germany, Jihlava IDFF … Continue reading

23/11/2011 · Leave a comment

CPH:DOX 2011

PINA 3D received Politikens Audience Awards at this years CPH:DOX, and seven other documentaries were awarded at the film festival. CPH:DOX is one of Europes biggest documentary film festival and … Continue reading

22/11/2011 · 2 Comments

What next?

The Startup weekend at Höfn is over and I´m very pleased to tell you that me and my team partner Sigrún Sveinbjörnsdóttir received a special mention for accomplishing the most … Continue reading

21/11/2011 · Leave a comment

Busy like a bee

It´s been a busy weekend. I´ve been participating in a startupweekend at Höfn, southeast Iceland, with my startup idea; Docs & Film Festivals. So far there is blog, a Facebook … Continue reading

20/11/2011 · 2 Comments

I’m on it!

Welcome to my new blog about documentaries and film festivals. The blog is for  documentary and film festival enthusiasts, filmmakers and other professionals in the film industry … basically everyone interested … Continue reading

19/11/2011 · Leave a comment