DOK.fest München winners-2020-MTR-featured

On Saturday, 16 May, the winners of DOK.fest München @ home were announced. The festival, which went online for 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will continue until 24 May 2020. Its films can be screen by German audiences. Below are the winners as announced, with the festival’s kinokino Audience Award set to be announced on 22 May.

The Winners:

  • VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international: Acasa, My Home (dir. Radu Ciorniciuc)
  • kinokino audience award: The Euphoria of Being (dir. Réka Szabó)
  • VIKTOR DOK.deutsch: Weiyana – Ein Heimatfilm (dir. Weina Zhao & Judith Benedikt)
  • VIKTOR DOK.horizonte: They Call Me Babu (dir. Sandra Beerends)
  • FFF Talent Award Documentary Film: Chaddr – A River Between Us (dir. Minsu Park)
  • megaherz Student Award: Rules of the Assembly Line, at High Speed (dir. Yulia Lokshina)
  • VFF Documentary Film Production Award: Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint (dir. Eva Illmer & Halina Dyrschka)
  • German Documentary Film Music Award: Die Letzten Österreicher (dir. Lukas Pitscheider)
  • DOK.fest Award of SOS Children’s Villages worldwide: Copper Notes of a Dream (dir. Reza Farahmand)
  • DOK.digital – Preis für neue Erzählformate: Social Score (dir. Vinzenz Aubry, Sebastian Strobel, Ralph Tharayil and Fabian Burghardt)
  • Pitch Award of Haus des Dokumentarfilms: After the Gods (dir. Jasmine Alakari)
  • German Composition Funding Award: Awalatje – Die Hebbamen (dir. Anna-Marlene Bicking, Sarah Noa Bozenhardt, Sonja Kilbertus)
  • British Pathé Archive Award: Queen of Chess (dir. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, Gabor Harmi, Lili Kovacs)
  • DAE Mentoring Pitch Award: Amalies Shadow (dir. Esther Niemeier, Dirk Decker)
  • Sunny Side of the Doc Connected Award: Being Gaddafi (dir. Juri Mazumdar, Aki Jelic) & Home Ex Machina (dir. Stefan Palitov, Martin Schwimmer, Dominik Utz)

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