Documentary films on TV, in media libraries and on other platforms

We present you our recommendations.

 

Available in TV media libraries:

3sat

HÖHENFLÜGE (DE 2019, Lena Leonhardt, 87 min., DOK.fest München 2019/DOK.deutsch)
3sat, Media library, available until 21 March 2023

AMERICAN WALL (AT/US 2021, Christine Lechner, Thomas Zeller, 87 min.)
3sat, Media library, available until 24 April 2023

OUT OF PLACE (DE 2019, Friederike Güssefeld, 85 min., DOK.fest München 2019/DOK.deutsch)
3sat, Media library, available until 26 June 2023

BURNING MEMORIES (CH 2020, Alice Schmid, 80 min.)
3sat, Media library, available until 29 August 2023

WILD – JÄGER UND SAMMLER (CH 2021, Mario Theus, 90 min.)
3sat, Media library, available until 12 December 2023

OECONOMIA (DE 2020, Carmen Losmann, 83 min.)
3sat, Media library, available until 17 January 2024

 

arte

RÜCKKEHR INS LAND MEINER MUTTER (NO SIMPLE WAY HOME – KE/ZA 2022, Akuol de Mabior, 52 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.horizonte and DOK.network Africa)
arte, Media library, available until 9 February 2023

THE CLEANERS (DE 2018, Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck, 86 min., DOK.fest München 2018/DOK.international)
arte, Media library, available until 10 February 2023

HOW TO SAVE A DEAD FRIEND (DE/FR/NO/SE 2022, Marusya Syroechkovskaya, 102 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.international)
arte, Media library, available until 18 February 2023

GORBATSCHOW. PARADIES (GORBACHEV. HEAVEN – LV/CZ 2020, Vitaly Mansky, 100 min., DOK.fest München 2021/Best of Fests)
arte, Media library, available until 28 February 2023

DIE WÄCHTERIN (TR/DE 2020, Martina Priessner, 69 Min.)
arte, Media library, available until 1 May 2023

A SYMPHONY OF NOISE (DE 2021, Enrique Sánchez Lansch, 55 min., DOK.fest München 2021/DOK.music)
arte, Media library, available until 14 May 2023

DONKEYOTE (DE/GB 2014, Chico Pereira, 85 min.)
arte, Media library, available until 12 June 2023

DIE LETZTE ZUFLUCHT (THE LAST SHELTER – FR/ML/ZA 2020, Ousmane Samassékou, 54 min., DOK.fest München 2021/DOK.horizonte)
arte, Media library, available until 26 August 2023

SEA SHEPHERD – VERFOLGUNGSJAGD AUF HOHER SEE (CHASING THE THUNDER – US 2018, Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin, 97 min., DOK.fest München 2019/DOK.special)
arte, Media library, available until 31 August 2023

ARBEIT OHNE SINN (THE HAPPY WORKER – FI 2022, John Webster, 78 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.focus Brave New Work)
arte, Media library, available until 12 December 2023

SYRIEN - WATANI: MY HOMELAND (GB 2021, Marcel Mettelsiefen, 79 min.)
arte, Media library, available until 29 February 2024

DIE HILFE (HOME AGAIN – GM/ZA 2022, Babucarr Manka, 35 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.network Africa)
arte, Media library, available until 27 March 2024

SCHLAGENDE ARGUMENTE (AFRICAN MOOT – FI/ZA 2022, Shameela Seedat, 86 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.network Africa)
arte, Media library, available until 27 March 2024

GIB MIR DEINE STIMME (LEND ME YOUR VOICE – RW/ZA 2021, Claudine Ndimbira, 19 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.network Africa)
arte, Media library, available until 27 March 2024

 

BR

NACH DEM HAPPY END (DE 2021, Katharina Köster, 77 min., DOK.fest München 2022/Münchner Premieren)
BR, Media library, available until 8 March 2023

FRÜHER ODER SPÄTER (DE 2018, Pauline Roenneberg, 120 Min., DOK.fest München 2018/DOK.deutsch)
BR, Media library, available until 23 September 2023

CAFÉ WALDLUFT (DE 2015, Matthias Koßmehl, 79 min., DOK.fest München 2016/DOK.transit)
BR, Media library, available until 18 December 2023

 

NDR

ES WAR EINMAL SÜDLICH VON SCHWERIN (DE 2022, Stephan Löhr, 78 min.)
NDR, Media library, available until 16 November 2023

DER SCHNEEKÖNIG (DE 2013, Timo Großpietsch, 71 min.)
NDR, Media library

KÖNIGE DER WELT (DE 2017, Christian von Brockhausen, Timo Großpietsch, 94 min., DOK.fest München 2017)
NDR, Media library

LAND (DE 2020, Timo Großpietsch, 76 min., DOK.fest München 2021/DOK.international)
NDR, Media library

SOLDATEN (DE 2021, Christian von Brockhausen, Willem Konrad, 101 min., DOK.fest München 2021/DOK.deutsch)
NDR, Media library

STADT (DE 2015, Timo Großpietsch, 88 min.)
NDR, Media library

 

WDR

DRAGON WOMEN (BE/KR/CH 2021, Frédérique de Montblanc, 80 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.focus BRAVE NEW WORK)
WDR, Media library, available until 15 May 2023

SOMMERFAHRT – ZEIT HEILT KEINE WUNDEN (DE 2022, Gereon Wetzel, 84 min., DOK.fest München 2022/Münchner Premieren)
WDR, Media library, available until 1 June 2023

DIE AUTOBAHN – KAMPF UM DIE A 49 (DE 2022, Klaus Stern, Frank Marten Pfeiffer, 86 min., DOK.fest München 2022/DOK.panorama)
WDR, Media library, available until 21 September 2023

I AM GRETA (GB/SE 2020, Nathan Grossman, 89 min.)
WDR, Media library, available until 15 November 2030

 

ZDF

LUCHADORAS - KÄMPFERINNEN AUS MEXIKO (DE/MX 2021, Paola Calvo, Patrick Jasim, 89 min., DOK.fest München 2019, Master's Pitch)
ZDF, Media library, available until 23 February 2023

UNTER UNS FRAUEN – GEBURT IN MEGENDI (AMONG US WOMEN – ET/DE 2021, Sarah Noa Bozenhardt, Daniel Abate Tilahun, 91 min., DOK.fest München 2022/Student Award)
ZDF, Media library, available until 28 October 2023

VON WEGEN 'SCHICKSAL' (DE 1979, Helga Reidemeister, 116 min., DOK.fest München 2018/Retrospektive)
ZDF, Media library, available until 27 April 2024

BORN IN EVIN (DE/AT 2019, Maryam Zaree, 93 min.)
ZDF, Media library, available until 9 October 2024

 

Available on other platforms:

DARK EDEN – DER ALPTRAUM VOM ERDÖL (DE 2018, Jasmin Herold and Michael Beamish, 80 min., DOK.fest München 2018/DOK.international)
bpb, Media library

EXIT – MEIN WEG AUS DEM HASS (NO 2018, Karen Winther, 52 min.)
bpb, Media library

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (FR/US/BE/CH 2017, Raoul Peck, 89 min.)
bpb, Media library

MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE (DE/AT 2013, Marc Bauder, 87 min.)
bpb, Media library

NACH WRIEZEN (DE 2012, Daniel Abma, 88 min., DOK.fest München 2013/Student Award)
bpb, Media library

STRICHE ZIEHEN (DE 2015, Gerd Kroske, 95 min.)
bpb, Media library

 

Available on streaming platforms:

LA VOCERA (MX 2020, Luciana Kaplan, 78 min., DOK.fest München 2021/DOK.horizonte and DOK.focus Empowerment)
Netflix