Doc Air Impressive Online Catalogue

If you want to make your own festival, faced in front of your computer, Doc Air offers you quality. Check it yourself, and be aware that here you find an excellent selection of Czech directors to be carefully studied – like Karel Vachek, the late Pavel Koutecky, Jan Gogola, Miroslav Janek. But also films by international “stars” like Chris Marker, Jørgen Leth, Michael Glawogger and Ulrich Seidl. Around 250 short and long films, good annotations for each films and a well written newsletter to subscribe to. And cheap it is. End of my promotion. Here is a clip from the site´s own presentation:

Doc Air is the first and only portal for the online distribution of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe. It does not matter whether you are a film professional or not. Doc Air is a documentary heaven for anyone who has a great interest and at least a little money… Doc Air offers a selection of important contemporary documentary films from all over the world. Doc Air films are presented in cooperation with various European documentary film festivals

Legally and for a minimum fee, you too can watch or buy a film by mere playing or downloading it in one of the three offered formats. The majority of the films are charged as follows: you will pay 1 Euro for a stream, DivX format download will cost you 2.5 Euro, DVD quality 5 Euro.

Photo from Glawogger: Megacities.

http://www.doc-air.com

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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