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!


Documentary Music Award

The Documentary Film Award (5,000 Euros) honours the value of music as part of documentary filmmaking. The winner of 2017 is Elias Gottstein, composer of the film 6 JAHRE, 7 MONATE UND 16 TAGE – DIE MORDE DES NSU. Read more

Composition Funding

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. Read more

DOK.music Open Air

Great music documentaries - open and and with free entrance at the HFF Munich. Read more