Press releases 2021

Press Release, May 16, 2021

Helena Třeštíková wins main competition with ANNY
The winners of the DOK.fest München 2021 @home

The DOK.fest München 2021 @home dedicates an homage to the great Czech filmmaker Helena Třeštíková. At the same time, her latest film ANNY runs in the main competition – and was voted best movie by the jury. Read more


Press Release, May 14, 2021

Winners and Résumé of the 2021 @home

The eleventh, the industry platform of the DOK.fest München, has been a full success: More than 2,000 guests and 221 experts from the international film- and media sector participated, 58 events took place in total. Read more


Press Release, April 9, 2021

BEHIND THE HEADLINES opens the DOK.fest München 2021

On 5 May the DOK.fest München 2021 @home celebrates its opening with the film BEHIND THE HEADLINES. In the film, director Daniel Sager accompanies two reporters of the investigative team of the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ): Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer meet Edward Snowden, conduct research within the arms business, follow hot and cold traces. Read more

Press Release, March 29, 2021

The DOK.fest München 2021 - entirely online

The 36. DOK.fest München, Germany’s biggest documentary film festival, presents its entire programme online. Until most recently, the DOK.fest München team had been preparing for a dual edition, planning to show films both on location in cinemas in Munich as well as online. In light of the current state of the corona pandemic this dual concept is no longer viable. The festival's management has decided to host this year's event, as has been done last year, exclusively online. It will be extended for one week and takes place from 5 – 23 May. Read more