Doc Alliance: Free films

More free viewing for documentary addicts. A generous offer is given by the Doc Alliance (the four festivals in Nyon, Leipzig, Jihlava, Warsaw and Copenhagen). Below is their promotion text, and the films are available from April 21-25. When you visit the site, notice also all the very fine titles available for screening for a very small amount of €’s:

To celebrate the upcoming 2010 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,

“Maggie in Wonderland” by Ester Martin Bergsmark, Beatrice “Maggie” Andersson und 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. “

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.

www.docalliancefilms.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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