The festival focuses on the values of peace, tolerance, human dignity and freedom of expression, along with a strong, individual artistic signature of the filmmakers.
For over 60 years DOK Leipzig has been showing documentary and animated films from around the world. This unique combination of genres attracts more than 40,000 visitors to Leipzig every year.
During the festival week, which usually takes place between October and November, numerous Leipzig cinemas and venues take part. Film screenings, talk formats, special events and the Extended Reality exhibition DOK Neuland are all part of the repertoire to stimulate debate and celebrate film.
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