Overview of the DOK.fest München @home programme


Secrecy is the top priority: BEHIND THE HEADLINES by Daniel Sager gives an exciting insight into the hidden world of investigative journalism. We will open DOK.fest München 2021 @home on 5 May with the German premiere of the film.

Homage to Helena Třeštíková

The homage of DOK.fest München 2021 @home is dedicated to the distinguished Czech director Helena Třeštíková, who herself once described her working method as "time-lapse filmmaking". We present nine films from all creative phases.

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DOK.guest Canada

Indigenous culture and megacities, monarchy and liberalism. In 2021, the guest region section presents seven documentaries from and about Canada that take into account the country's tensions, contradictions and unique dynamics.

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Retrospective 75 years of DEFA

Eight documentaries from five decades of DEFA film production. We present the retrospective on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the GDR's nationally owned film studio.

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Films for children and young people

Young realities: This year, the short films from our DOK.education programme are also accessible to all on the digital screen.

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