Online: Schule des Sehens 2023

Welcome to Schule des Sehens 2023 of, the educational programme of the International Documentary Film Festival Munich.

We are looking forward to welcome school classes back to the cinema from May 3rd to May 14th 2023! Starting in April you can register your class for the 90-minute educational film workshops.

In addition, school classes from Bavaria and Germany can enjoy the cultural trip to the film festival. After completing the registration online, teachers can use our educational programme: in the classroom, in distance schooling or as homework. At the cinema as well as at the online cinema, your school class will meet filmmakers and watch an age-based short documentary, accompanied by a film educational expert. Our pedagogical material for schools ensures a lasting experience.

The educational programme of Schule des Sehens is only available in German language.

The films of Schule des Sehens 2023

Nele in den Wolken – Bernadette Hauke

The film for 7- to 12 year-olds


Bernadette Hauke, Germany 2022, 24 min.

Who doesn't wish to touch the clouds for once? Nele wants to take to the skies in a hot-air balloon and also take her walking-impaired mother with her. The 10-year-old has many tasks – and always finds a solution.
Further information about the film


Hammoudis Traum – Els van Driel

The film for 11- to 16 year-olds


Eefje Blankevoort, Els van Driel, NL 2022, 25 min.

Hammoudi had to flee Syria when he was 14 – without his family. He has big plans for his new life in the Netherlands. Will he manage to catch up with his family? His dream of becoming a doctor gives him strength.
Further information about the film



The film for 15- to 20 year-olds


Nicola Fegg, Germany 2022, 32 min.

At the beginning of the Russian attack on Ukraine, Valeria becomes the face of the young war generation through sarcastic and humorous TikTok videos. After fleeing, she has to reorient herself and learn to deal with insults like "war profiteer"...
Further information about the film


More about the Online-Cinema

Choose the right film for your class based on the short description and register for the Schule des Sehens.

After your registration, you will receive the educational material as well as your personal access to the password-protected online cinema room. There, your school class will find the documentary film (1), the video seminar (2), worksheets (3) and various fun facts on cinema, that will turn our trip to the online festival into a real adventure.

You can just watch the film or add corresponding lessons from the programme. The programme is suitable for either one to six lessons for classroom or distance learning. The Schule des Sehens offers three modules per film:

Module 1 – „Film ab!" – online film screening (~25 min.)
Module 2 – „Blick hinter die Kulissen" – online video seminar with the filmmaker (~15 min.)
Module 3 – „Begleitmaterial & Arbeitsblätter" – educational material for the teacher


Here you can register from mid-April on for the online version of Schule des Sehens by

You would also like to go the cinema?

For school classes based in or close to Munich, the team offers school class workshops in the cinema on the three films during the festival period. Read more


Registration for the cinema workshops:


Sponsors & Partners

"I am pleased about the pragmatic yet creative approach of DOK.fest München with the current situation. Art and culture offer important sources of strength for the people in times like these."  Anton Biebl, Cultural adviser of the city of Munich and partron of


The Schule des Sehens is an event of the International Documentary Film Festival Munich e.V. Sincere thanks are given to our partners und sponsors, who provide our students with cultural education, media competence training and participation at art and culture in this year.


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