Film literacy programme


Open assistant position in the educational section of DOK.fest München

For the 2023 festival (3–14 May in the cinema, 8–21 May @home), we are looking for a part-time (50%) assistant (m/f/d) for from the beginning of December or mid-January until the end of May 2023.

Year-round educational programme

Pedagogical Media Award for

Award for the online cinema rooms of the Schule des Sehens from the educational programme Read more in German


Film Days of Bavarian Schools 2022 is once again award sponsor, promoter and supporter of the Film Days of Bavarian Schools in Holzkirchen. Read more in German


Take a look back: Festival programme May 2022

The "School of Seeing" in the cinema and online, the award ceremony of the 8th Youth Film Competition and much more: 2022 has already seen many fantastic moments at Read more in German


Documentary Film Competition for Young People

In the Bavaria-wide film competition for young people, we are looking for short cinematic narratives that show us life. Starting now and until 1 April 2023. Read more in German


Workshop for young people: Documentary Storytelling

A film is always as interesting as the story it tells. offers several workshops for all young people who want to make their own film. Read more in German


History Award: Submit your film about water now

Submit your film for the History Award 2023 now! will host the award ceremony during the festival in May 2023. Read more in German


Educational accompanying material for GIRL GANG

The award-winning documentary is being shown in German cinemas! You can find educational material on the film created by here for free use. Read more in German



In the cooperation project, young people meet contemporary witnesses and learn interview techniques and media skills. A documentary journey of discovery. Read more in German


Lehrkräftefortbildung Filmbildung für Lehrkräfte

Teacher trainings trains teachers in the use of documentary film narration. Here you can find our upcoming training courses. Read more in German


#DOKfilmklasse – Mittelschule filmt!

Creative filmmaking with smartphone and camera in the project Mittelschule filmt! at the Clermond-Ferrand Middle School Regensburg. Read more in German


Filmplatform for schools

Understanding the history of Europe through documentaries: launches a new form of learning for young people. Read more in English

Award of prize – School filmfestival AUFBLENDE

Cooperation and award foundation at the German wide School filmfestival AUFBLENDE 2022: congratulates the winner Laura Kennemann for her documentary QUEER. Read more in English




Here is an overview of the events of recent years.
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Learn more about's goals and expertise. Read our Preamble for the Documentary Film School in English and more about our expertise, our partners and sponsors or our team in German



Here is an overview of all upcoming events of
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Tips and additional links

You would like to learn more about filmmaking or try it yourself? Here is a list of other helpful websites.
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Statement of the patron

Anton Biebl, Cultural Advisor of the City of Munich, on the 2022 educational programme.
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We cooperate with the ZWICKL in Schwandorf: Anne Schleicher and her team – thanks to the sponsors there – bring the documentary film school of into the country.
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Maya Reichert / Mail: / Phone: 00 49 177 629 26 29

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