THE FILM PROGRAMME OF DOK.fest MÜNCHEN @HOME

131 films from 43 countries: The film programme of DOK.fest München 2021 @home at a glance.
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DOK.international

Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The prize sponsors are Bayerischer Rundfunk and Story House Productions, a company of the Bavaria Film Group.


DOK.horizonte

The films in the DOK.horizonte competition, supported by ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL with funds from the BMZ, tell stories from countries in transition. They are nominated for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte, endowed with 5,000 euros, donated by the Petra Kelly Foundation.


Student Award

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.


DOK.panorama

DOK.panorama shows innovative documentary films from all over the world mapping the diversity and current trends of documentary storytelling.


Münchner Premieren

Munich is the home of the filmmakers whose works are gathered together in the Munich premieres. But time and again, the view extends far beyond the city limits.


DOK.focus lasting memories

The focus section DOK.focus lasting memories deals with contemporary witnesses of National Socialism and how subsequent generations dealt with their legacy.


Best of Fests

Innovative cinema and intimate insights: The BEST OF FESTS series brings together films that have already been screened at other important festivals and celebrated or awarded prizes there.

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