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Doc Alliance - Newsletter - April 2010

Festivals 2010-04-21
DOC ALLIANCE NEWLETTER - April 20, 2010
  1. Free Streaming of Doc Alliance Selection 2009
  2. New Docs Added to http://www.docalliancefilms.com/
  3. Upcoming Docs
  4. Submit Your Film
  5. Follow Doc Alliance Films
  6. HOT DOCS 2010
1. FREE STREAMING OF DOC ALLIANCE SELECTION 2009, APRIL 21 - 25

To celebrate the 16th edition of Visions du Reel NYON (April 15 - 21),

DocAllianceFilms.com will offer free streaming of the FIVE documentaries from the Doc Alliance Selection 2009, from APRIL 21 to 25.

Maggie in Wonderland by Ester Martin Bergsmark, Beatrice "Maggie" Andersson and Mark Hammarberg (Sweden, Finland 2008, 72 min)

Maggie, a young woman from Kenya, films her world in the Swedish city of Malmö. A creative portrayal of the meaning of social isolation.

WINNER OF THE DOC ALLIANCE SELECTION 2009

Auto*Mat by Martin Mareček (Czech Republic 2009, 90 min)

Martin Marecek invents a militant, jubilatory action to combat the automatisms generated by Prague's automobile culture.

Big John by Håvard Bustnes (Norway 2008, 86 min)

The rise and fall of a young boxer coached by his father ‘Big John' - who was also his trainer, impresario and agent.

Hotel Sahara by Bettina Haasen (Germany 2008, 85 min)

Nouhadibou in Mauritania: a melting pot of dreams, hopes and the terminus of countless young African emigrants who end up here.

Survival Song by Yu Guangyi (China 2008, 94 min)

A family of Chinese peasants is condemned to poverty and broken apart in the name of modernity. A deeply moving and sublime social tale.

2. NEW DOCS ADDED TO http://www.docalliancefilms.com/

The month of April offers another outstanding batch of international docs!

The follow films were recently acquired on the portal.

Our Daily Bread by Khavn De La Cruz, The Philippines, 5 min

Kamias: Memory of Forgetting by Khavn De La Cruz, The Philippines, 70 min

Can and Slippers by Khavn De La Cruz, The Philippines, 2 min

Men of Fire by Sepideh Farsi, France/Iran, 56 min

The Flower Bridge by Thomas Ciule, Germany/Romania, 87 min

Szmolinsky by Julius Onah, Germany, 5 min

Helbra by Mario Schneider, Germany, 70 min

Homi D. Setha by Sepideh Farsi, France/India, 69 min

Anna, Seven Years on the Frontline by Masha Novikova, Netherlands, 78 min

Heinz and Fred by Mario Schneider, Germany, 80 min

Kalinovski Square by Yury Khashchavatski, Estonia, 73 min

*Film of the Week April 19 - 23 *

3. UPCOMING FILMS TO http://www.docalliancefilms.com/

The following documentaries will be added to the portal in the coming weeks!

We Want Roses Too by Alina Marazzi, Italy, 84 min

Wild, Wild Beach by Susanna Barandzhiyeva, Vitali Mansky, Aleksandr Rastorgujev, Germany/Russia, 125 Min * Film of the Week April 26 - 30 *

Big John by Håvard Bustnes, Norway 2008, 86 min *Doc Alliance Selection 2009 *

Survival Song by Yu Guangyi, China 2008, 94 min *Doc Alliance Selection 2009 *

Houba by Vit Janecek (director of Ivetka and the Mountain), Czech Republic, 57 min

4. SUBMIT YOUR FILM

For more information on how to submit your film go to:

http://docalliancefilms.com/section/film-submission

5. FOLLOW www.DocAllianceFilms

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=wall&ref=mf&gid=249913250727

http://twitter.com/DocAllianceFilm

http://www.youtube.com/user/DocAllianceFilms

6. HOT DOC CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (April 29 - May 9)

International PR representative Melanie Sevcenko will be attending Hot Docs on behalf of Doc Alliance Films from April 30 - May 7. If you wish to contact her, please do so at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.