On 20 September 2016, the 17th edition of Bergen International Film Festival starts in Norway, hosting also a vast section of international creative documentaries.
An interview with Gábor Hörcher about his documentary, Drifter, about a rebellious teenager, Ricsi, who intends to race in a local rally, although he has neither a driving license nor a functional car.
You can still apply to East Doc Platform (East European Forum, Project Market, Doc Tank, East Silver Videolibrary, KineDok) until 10 November 2016. The 6th edition of East Doc Platform (EDP) will take place in Prague from 6 to 12 March 2017.
Do you know that there is a theory that you are connected to any other individual on this planet via a chain of six contacts only? Polish filmmaker Bartosz Dombrowski was inspired by the theory of American social psychologist Stanley Milgram to make the documentary 6 Degrees, that is part of this year’s programme of the KineDok project, organised by the Institute of Documentary Film.
The Institute of Documentary Film is looking for documentary projects in development/production/postproduction for the 6th edition of East Doc Platform, set to take place in Prague from 6 to 12 March 2017.
In cooperation with Nordisk Panorama, the Institute of Documentary Film is organising numerous Eastern European delegations including a strong representation of Czech producers heading to this traditional Scandinavian festival of short and documentary films, taking place in Swedish Malmö from 18 to 20 September 2016.
The second edition of KineDok organised by the Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) is entering its second half, and so far there has been a great number of event-based screenings with film directors and interesting guests for Q&A's organised.
East Silver, a documentary market specialised in Eastern and Central European documentary film, is still open for submissions for upcoming projects in rough cut stage.
Long-awaited documentary FC Roma by Tomáš Bojar and Rozálie Kohoutová had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary IFF. The film, supported by the Institute of Documentary Film, tells the story of a football team consisting mainly of Roma people.
Twelve documentary projects were presented at Karlovy Vary IFF 2016.