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DOK.fest München Awards ceremony 2021


At the halfway point of the festival, it's going to get exciting once again today! First, young documentary filmmakers will be honoured at the FFF Talent Award Documentary Film and the megaherz Student Award. On Sunday evening, the winners of our three main awards, the VIKTOR Main Competition, VIKTOR DOK.deutsch, VIKTOR DOK.horizonte, will be presented. All award ceremonies will take place in the presence of the jury, prize donors and prize winners. We also invite you to another film talk. And we offer you our festival pass for the last 10 days at a reduced price as part of our Late Bird promotion!

Award ceremony FFF Talent Award Documentary Film and megaherz Student Award

The new generation in the documentary film industry: The FFF Talent Award Documentary Film  honours films of young documentary filmmakers and the megaherz Student Award honours outstanding documentaries by students from our German-speaking partner film schools. Representatives of the juries, prize donors and prize winners will be present at the award ceremony.

Award ceremony FFF Talent Award Documentary Film and megaherz Student Award
Friday, 14 May 2021, 8.00pm
@home, live on the DOK.fest-Website
In german language Film Talk: 7 YEARS OF LUKAS GRAHAM

7 YEARS OF LUKAS GRAHAM (DK 2020, René Sascha Johannsen)

With “7 years,” Lukas Graham achieved a massive global hit. But having success in the music industry does not mean that all your problems and inner demons disappear – quite the opposite. Discuss live with the director and the protagonist of the film 7 YEARS OF LUKAS GRAHAM, moderated by Christina Wolf!

Live-Talk with Audience Chat
Guests: René Sascha Johannsen (director) und Lukas Forchhammer (protagonist). Moderation: Christina Wolf. 
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 8.00pm to 9.00pm
@home, live at the DOK.fest-Website
In german language

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Award ceremony of the main festival awards


We cordially invite you to the award ceremony of the main prizes of the 36th DOK.fest München. In the presence of the prizewinners and representatives of the jury and prize donors, we will ceremoniously award the VIKTOR Main Competition, VIKTOR DOK.deutsch, VIKTOR DOK.horizonte.

In the main competition for the VIKTOR Main Competition you will see films that cover a broad spectrum of content and form and are distinguished by their high artistic quality.
The prize is sponsored by Bayerischer Rundfunk and Story House Productions, a company of the Bavaria Film Group.

The VIKTOR DOK.deutsch competition presents films that deal with people and events in German-speaking countries.

The films in the competition for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte tell stories from countries in transition. The award is sponsored by the Petra Kelly Foundation.

Award ceremony of the main festival awards
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 8.00pm
@home, live at the DOK.fest-Website


Late Bird: The festival pass for the last half of the festival!


You missed the first half of the festival and still want to watch as many films as possible? Then take the opportunity and get the discounted festival pass for the last 10 festival days now! For 50 euros (instead of 70 euros regular) you can watch all 131 films of DOK.fest München 2021 @home online. The offer is valid from 10.00am on Friday, 14 May.


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