Music in films and films about music: From compositions and portraits to clubnights with screenings and party. By organizing events and competitions all around the year, as well as further emphasizing the theme during the festival, we fully dedicate ourselves to the new focus: music! Photo credit: Carolina Faruolo


German Documentary Film Music Award 2019

The German Documentary Film Music Award recognizes the value of music as a narrative level in documentary films. It is donated by the Versicherungskammer Kulturstiftung and endowed with 5,000 euros. The 2019 award goes to Jana Irmert for her work on STRESS by Florian Baron. Read more

German Composition Funding Award

There are few funding oppurtunities for the joint work of filmmakers and composers. To strengthen this special collaboration and to support the creation of contemporary compositions, DOK.forum donates a prize of 2,500 Euros for documentary film and composition. This year, the German Composition Funding Award goes to Max Gausepohl for MAU KE MANA – OR: WHERE ARE YOU GOING?. The prize is sponsored by Sonoton Music. Read more

DOK.music Open Air

Great music documentaries – open and and with free entrance at the HFF Munich. Please find the open air programme of DOK.fest München 2019. Read more