Award ceremonies, parties and events 2017

Festival Opening

We open the 32nd DOK.fest on Wednesday, 3rd of May with DREAM EMPIRE: an expedition into the chinese dream. Afterwards a reception at Deutsches Theater will be held. Read more

DOK.fest VR Pop Up Kino

Documentary at its best: Virtual Reality and 360°-formats in Werner Aisslinger's Loftcube in front of Pinakothek der Moderne. Vernissage on May 4. Read more


For the first time in germany: The photo exhibition on architecture of cinemas in Angola – with pictures of angolan photographer Walter Fernandes. The opening on May 4 comes alongside a lecture, followed by a vernissage. Read more

Cultureclubbing – film and party

After the screening of ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS – a portrait of generation Y on May 4 it is time to party: In Cord Club. Admission free for students. Read more

Award ceremony documentary film competition for young people

Screening of the first three prize-winning films at Senatsaal of Bayerischer Landtag on May 6. With award ceremony. Admission free. Read more

Documentary Film Music Award

The interaction of documentary film and music forms the idea of The Documentary Film Music Award. Screening of the prize winning film and award ceremony on May 6. Read more


Cuban Hat Pitch

The open-to-public CUBAN HAT PITCH will present three Mexican and three German projects on May 6. With music by DJ Gonzalez and Mezcal included! The event will be held in English. Read more

Zündfunk goes DOK.fest

Festivalparty with Zündfunk-DJs Ralf Summer and Tobi Ruhland, May 6, at Silbersaal of Deutsches Theater. Read more

Live feature – The art of creating sounds

A journey into the world of analog sound generation. Including the scoring of a silent film classic by Georges Méliès, May 11. Read more

Award ceremony ARRI AMIRA Award

We honour outstanding documentary camera work with the ARRI AMIRA Award. With screening of the prize-winning film and reception, May 11. Read more

Harry Klein goes DOK.fest

After IF I THINK OF GERMANY AT NIGHT, a portrait of German electronic subculture, an after hour party will take place at Harry Klein on May 11. With DJane Acid Maria. Weiterlesen

Africa Day: THE FUTURE IS FEMALE!? Women's perspectives in African societes

How do women see their current position in African societies? How do female filmmakers position themselves in a male dominated system? The Africa Day 2017 on May 12 focuses on three films and a panel dicussion. The event will be held in English. Read more

Festival award ceremony

We honour the winners of the VIKTOR in our three competition sections. Furthermore many other important prizes in our program sections will be awarded on May 13. Read more

Film exhibition at the foyer of HFF:

Share your Story! – the webdoc series TRUE STORIES takes us into the lives of various people. Read more

Audioactive light installation at the foyer of HFF

Genlabo's und Julian Metzler's visuals turn the foyer of HFF München into an interactive light space.


Vor bzw. nach der Vorführung von Andres Veiels filmischem Porträt BEUYS in der Pinakothek der Moderne lädt das Künstlerduo EMPFANGSHALLE dazu ein, aktiv am Begriff der sozialen Skulptur zu arbeiten. Weiterleisen