Doku.Arts 2009   DOKU.ARTS 2009
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  With many sold out screenings, a fully booked seminar and lots of young people attending, Doku.Arts took a big step forward in it’s second Amsterdam year. During the dense festival programme (36 screenings and events in three days), we tripled the audience figures in comparison to 2008. 50 accredited guests and 31 filmmakers, producers, commissioning editors and artists from India, Iran, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, USA, The Netherlands and Switzerland created an atmosphere of international exchange and inspiration. Highlights included honorary guest Agnès Vardas presentations of her films ("Tea with Agnès"), a seminar on Architecture and documentary and a reading of poems by legendary Iranian actor Jamshid Mashayekhi before the world premiere of To be and not to be, at the day of the Iranian elections.

Doku.Arts would like to thank all partners, filmmakers and especially our wonderful audience and moderators to have made this fourth edition a success!

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Goethe Institut
British Council
Maison Descartes
Ambassade de France aux Pays-Bas
Hotel Piet Hein
Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst

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  Trailer 2009
Based on original footage from: “El Sistema” by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier (Germany 2009). Online editing: Daan Wierda. Thanks to EuroArts Music and Frank Gerdes
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    Koolhaas Houselife
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  Special Gimmick from the Archive of the Filmmuseum
With original footage from “In conversation with Walter Murch” by Frank Scheffer and Paul Cohen (The Netherlands, 1980/2007)
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