The Student Award of DOK.fest München presents outstanding documentary films by students of German-speaking film schools. The films are nominated for the Megaherz Student Award, worth 3,000 Euros.
AUTOBAHN (Deutschland 2019, Daniel Abma). “The tiresome issue of the northern bypass.” A large construction project meets small town life. Changing times in a spa town.
AUTOMOTIVE (Deutschland 2020, Jonas Heldt). At the heart of the automobile business: two women, two portraits and the balance sheet of an industry.
FORTSCHRITT IM TAL DER AHNUNGSLOSEN – PROGRESS IN THE VALLEY OF THE PEOPLE WHO DON'T KNOW (Deutschland 2019, Florian Kunert). Syria meets Saxony – touching approaches to a common heritage
HALB TRAUM – HALF DREAM / 半梦 (Deutschland 2019, Dandan Liu, Mayc Eccher). Being young is great – in Beijing too. A film about young artists and the art of survival.
IL PASSO DELL'ACQUA (Italien 2019, Antonio Di Biase). Oh Abruzzo! An ode to nature and its people. Potent tableaus come to live.
NO PROMISED LAND (Schweiz 2019, Raphael Bondy). Black Lives Matter! Also in Tel Aviv. A generation on the rise.
REGELN AM BAND, BEI HOHER GESCHWINDIGKEIT – RULES OF THE ASSEMBLY LINE, AT HIGH SPEED (Deutschland 2020, Yulia Lokshina). School children perform Brecht and eastern Europeans work on temporary contracts in the factory.
SOMMERKRIEG – SUMMERWAR (Deutschland 2019, Moritz Schulz). Children become soldiers: a holiday camp in summer – disturbing and delicate.