Competitions and programme sections of DOK.fest München @home
Slices of life, insights and perspectives: the films of the international competition open doors into new worlds. They compete for the VIKTOR Main Competition, worth 10,000 Euros, sponsored by Bayerischer Rundfunk. The films
The DOK.deutsch competition presents films that deal with people and events in the German-speaking region. In in-depth narratives we are exposed to extraordinary experiences and gain valuable insights. The films
The films collected in the competition section DOK.horizonte talk about countries undergoing transition. They are nominated for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte, worth 5,000 Euros, sponsored by Petra-Kelly-Stiftung. The films
The Student Award of DOK.fest München presents outstanding documentary films by students of German-speaking film schools. The films are nominated for the Megaherz Student Award, worth 3,000 Euros. The films
DOK.focus lasting memories
The focus section DOK.focus lasting memories deals with contemporary witnesses of National Socialism and how subsequent generations dealt with their legacy. The films
DOK.panorama shows innovative documentary films from all over the world mapping the diversity and current trends of documentary storytelling. The films
Best of Fests
Innovative cinema and intimate insights: The BEST OF FESTS series brings together films that have already been screened at other important festivals and celebrated or awarded prizes there. The films
From rock and pop, heavy metal and other weird sounds to classical music: DOK.music, as a new section, provides music for eyes and ears. The films
Munich is the home of the filmmakers whose works are gathered together in the Munich premieres. But time and again, the view extends far beyond the city limits. The films
Exchange at eye level. The festival's focus on Africa promotes the perception and representation of the African continent beyond short-lived headlines and stereotypes. The films
DOK.special 40 years AG DOK
The Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dokumentarfilm was founded in 1980 and is the largest film and media policy interest group for filmmakers in the documentary film sector.
DOK.special National Geographic
DOK.special Servus TV
DOK.special Crime & Investigation
DOK.fest Award of SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit.
VFF Documentary Film Production Award.
DOK.forum Marketplace @home
The co-producer in the hallway? With the DOK.forum Marketplace @home, the co-production and ideas platform for the realisation of new documentary film projects comes to the home of our participants for the first time. Read more
DOK.forum Perspectives @home
Insights, talks and the future of storytelling: We present the events of DOK.forum Perspectives free of charge as (live) streaming. Read more