DOK Leipzig special progammes-MTR-featured

Running 26 October-1 November, DOK Leipzig has announced the full programme for its 63rd edition, running in Leipzig cinemas and online. The festival will screen 150 films, which include 43 world, 11 international, 7 European, and 36 German premieres. There will also be a newly launched «Camera Lucida» section that will screen 5 films out of competition meant to challenge the conventions of cinema.

Among the films selected for the flagship international competition and others are: Children (dir. Ada Ushpiz), Girls/Museum (dir. Shelly Silver), Joy (dir. Daria Slyusarenko), Roman’s Childhood (dir. Linas Mikuta), Vicenta (dir. Darío Doria), The Annotated Field Guide of Ulysses S. Grant (dir. Jim Finn), Downstream to Kinshasa (dir. Dieudo Hamadi), Camagroga (dir. Alfonso Amador), Truth or Consequences (dir. Hannah Jayanti), The Poets Visit Juana Bignozzi (dir. Laura Citarella, Mercedes Halfon), and Considering the Ends (dir. Elsa Maury), and Their Algeria (dir. Lina Soualem)

The «Camera Lucida» selections include: Avalon (dir. Thunska Pansittivorakul), Everything That Is Forgotten in an Instant (dir. Richard Shpuntoff), To the Moon (dir. Tadhg O’Sullivan), Zaho Zay (dir. Maéva Ranaïvojaona, Georg Tiller), Lamentations of Judas (dir. Boris Gerrets).

Find the full Dok Leipzig 2020 programme – HERE