Tag: DOK Leipzig
Acclaimed German film director Werner Herzog talks about his most recent film Meeting Gorbachev, while also warning against trying to articulate the truth in precise terms.
In Letter to Theo, French director Élodie Lélu revisits Angelopoulos’ unfinished film, reminiscing on their collaborative work on the project that was in some ways prophetic of the present-day Greece.
Through the Revision section of this year’s edition of Dok Leipzig, the festival takes a retrospective glance at past documentaries that are still potent today.
DOK LEIPZIG: The theme this year is Post-Angst, and is inspired by the idea that we are now living a dark period politicall
A keyword of DOK Leipzig this year is disobedience.
The idea of men being protagonists in a women’s rights story had solicited both extreme enthusiasm for freshness and a call for caution
Documentary film festivals like DOK Leipzig have increasingly embraced creative documentaries that push the envelope, which feel like “movies” and could easily “pass for fiction films”. Strong political content with a distinct artistic vision and creative storytelling
DOK Leipzig: Today more creative techniques like comics, drawings, puppet animation, photographs, graphic novels and paintings, indicate the growing recognition of animation as an art form.