The formal qualities of the films in our DOK.panorama competition are as diverse as their themes and represent the diversity of documentary narratives.



Portugal, Finnland, Frankreich 2018 – Director: Rodrigo Areias – Original language: portuguese – Subtitles: english


The Ribeira Quente parish in the Azores is fighting for survival. The fish that the people live on is becoming more and more scarce. With a poetic eye, Rodrigo Areias accompanies them as they face an uncertain future.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.

English/Original Title: BLUE BREATH. Writer: Rodrigo Areias, Eduardo Brito. Camera: Jorge Quintela. Sound: Oli Huhtanen (Sound Design), Pedro Marinho, Sérgio Silva. Editing: Ricardo Freitas, Pedro Bernardino, Timo Peltola. Music: HiFiKlub & The Legendary Tigerman. Production: Bando à Parte. Producer: Rodrigo Areias. Length: 78 min. International Sales: Bando à Parte Lda.

  • Monday
  • 16:00
  • HFF - Kino 1
  • Original with English subtitles