ONLINE: Schule des Sehens 2022

The Online-Kinosäle of Schule des Sehens


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

We are looking forward to welcome school classes back to the cinema from May 5th to May 12th 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 program: 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 program of Schule des Sehens is only available in German language.

Die Filme der Schule des Sehens 2022

The film for 8 to 12 year-olds


Katja Fedulova, Germany 2020, 24 Min.

Even without legs 10 year-old Maxim passes his daily life with flying colors and even wants to become a skateboard professional. But is it possible to learn how to wakeboard without legs? His trainer Pascha challenges him...
More information about the film in German

The film for 12 to 16 year-olds


Anne Ballon, Belgium 2021, 15 Min.

14-year old Roos has a sister who once was her brother: Jules. Together with the two girls, we experience how life-enhancing, crazy and at times lonely the process of gender reassignment feels even within the closest family.
More information about the film in German

Der Film für 14 bis 20-Jährige


Nele Dehnenkamp, Deutschland 2020, 16 Min.

Die junge Hanan lässt sich von den Erinnerungen an ihre Flucht über das Mittelmeer nicht die Lebensfreude nehmen. Sie hat ihre Angst besiegt und Schwimmen gelernt. Heute bringt sie Kindern bei, wie diese sich am besten durchs Wasser bewegen können.
Weitere Informationen zum Film


More about the Online-Kinosäle

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. We enable a personal encounter with the filmmaker (4) online via zoom.

You can just watch the film – or ad corresponding lessons from the program. The program is suitable for either one to six lessons for classroom or distance learning. The Schule des Sehens offer four modules per film:

Module 1 – „Film ab!" – online film screening (~20 Min)
Module 2 – „Blick hinter die Kulissen" – online video seminar with the filmmaker (~15 Min)
Module 3 – „Begleitmaterial & Arbeitsblätter" – educational material for the teacher
Module 4 – „Persönliche Begegnung" – live encounter with the filmmaker Gespräch

Here you can register from mid-April on for the 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.

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The "Schule des Sehens" is an event of the Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival München 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.