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DOK Leipzig 2020


14 articles available in total starting from 17/06/2020. Last article published on 10/11/2020.

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Lin Alluna • Director of Twice Colonized

Interview: Lin Alluna • Director of Twice Colonized

"We believe a conversation across differences is essential for our evolution"

We talked to Danish director Lin Alluna, whose project Twice Colonized won the inaugural Cineuropa Marketing Prize for the best project from CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator  

10/11 | DOK Leipzig 2020 | DOK Industry

Review: 80,000 Schnitzels

Review: 80,000 Schnitzels

Hanna Schweier's semi-autobiographical documentary reveals an unexpected inner conflict in the story of her sister trying to save their family's inn and farm  

09/11 | DOK Leipzig 2020

Downstream to Kinshasa triumphs at DOK Leipzig

Downstream to Kinshasa triumphs at DOK Leipzig

Dieudo Hamadi's film has picked up the Golden Dove in the International Competition, Lift Like a Girl won in the German Competition, and A New Shift took home the new Golden Section top prize  

03/11 | DOK Leipzig 2020 | Awards

Projects from Germany, Spain, Taiwan, Georgia and Denmark win DOK Leipzig industry awards

Projects from Germany, Spain, Taiwan, Georgia and Denmark win DOK Leipzig industry awards

The Cineuropa Marketing Prize went to Twice Colonized by Denmark's Lin Alluna, which was presented as part of the CIRCLE Doc Women Accelerator  

29/10 | DOK Leipzig 2020 | DOK Industry/Awards

Review: A New Shift

Review: A New Shift

Jindřich Andrš's Ji.hlava opening film is a light-footed and warm documentary that follows a coal miner from Silesia who retrains to be a computer programmer after his mine shuts down  

29/10 | Jihlava 2020

Review: Children

Review: Children

Israeli filmmaker Ada Ushpiz's documentary immerses us in the intimate worlds of Palestinian children through a story of youths locked up in Israeli prisons  

28/10 | DOK Leipzig 2020

Brigid O'Shea • Head of DOK Industry

Interview: Brigid O'Shea • Head of DOK Industry

"I don't want to go back to where we were in 2019"

Head of DOK Industry Brigid O'Shea tells us how her team has translated its activities to the online environment and how the current crisis can provide opportunities for real change in the industry  

23/10 | DOK Leipzig 2020 | DOK Industry

EXCLUSIVE: Clip from Ji.hlava opening film A New Shift

EXCLUSIVE: Clip from Ji.hlava opening film A New Shift

The first feature-length documentary by Czech filmmaker Jindřich Andrš follows a miner who is retraining to become a computer programmer after his coal mine is forced to close  

22/10 | Jihlava 2020

Christoph Terhechte  • Artistic director, DOK Leipzig

Interview: Christoph Terhechte • Artistic director, DOK Leipzig

"Challenging films need more appreciation outside of the standard idea of festival categories"

We chatted to Christoph Terhechte, artistic director of DOK Leipzig, which is taking place in a hybrid format from 26 October-1 November, about the changes made to the festival's programme concept  

09/10 | DOK Leipzig 2020

DOK Leipzig announces a full, revamped programme

DOK Leipzig announces a full, revamped programme

The festival will show 150 films and XR works, including 43 world, 11 international, 7 European and 36 German premieres, and will introduce a new section, Camera Lucida  

09/10 | DOK Leipzig 2020

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