01.SCREENINGS

The center piece of the Kassel Dokfest is the film program, divided into three sections:

02.MONITORING

Up to 16 contemporary media installations and sculptures by up-and-coming as well as well-known artists will be presented at the exhibition Monitoring.

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03.DOKFEST LOUNGE

The DokfestLounge is not only the location for audiovisual performances by international artists, VJs and DJs but also the nocturnal meeting point for our guests after 10.30 pm.

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04.INTERFICTION

The Workshop symposium interfiction offers lectures, presentations and workshop-sessions concerning a yearly changing topic, which takes a closer look at the political, social and artistic aspects of the medium internet.

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05.JUNGES DOKFEST

This educational side program is aimed at school students from the 7th till the 13th grade as well as teachers. The project consists of special film programs as well as workshops about film analysis and criticism under the guidance of media educators.

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06.DOKFEST FORUM

The DokfestForum offers panels, lectures and screenings that raise questions about the interfaces between film and art. During the daytime the DokfestForum as a festival meeting point will provide a café with a video library for accredited guests.

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07.EDUCATION

With the Hessian University Film Day, the presentation of a European Film College and hands-on workshops and lectures, the Kassel Dokfest offers possibilities for further education, information on education opportunities and access to professional networks for (Hessian) up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Festival

Kassel Dokfest – A Unique Film and Media Festival 

The Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival is a yearly six day event and takes place in Mid-November. The Filmladen Kassel – an organization which is nationally acclaimed for its engaged work in cinema every year – is the organizer of the festival.

The film program, which includes short and feature documentary films and artistic- experimental productions, is the center piece of the festival. During the six festival days about 300 films are shown. The festival’s profile also encompasses the trans-media section Monitoring, an exhibition of current video and media installations, the expert symposium interfiction, the DokfestLounge and the film educational side program junges dokfest as well as the DokfestForum.

With the Hessian University Film Day, the presentation of a European Film College and hands-on workshops and lectures, the Kassel Dokfest offers possibilities for further education, information on education opportunities and access to professional networks for (Hessian) up-and-coming filmmakers.

The Kassel Dokfest ist known and loved for its intimate atmosphere, where the local audience as well as filmmakers and media professionals from Germany, Europe and the whole world meet every year. As a film and media festival with an international approach and a strong focus on new media the Dokfest Kassel is unique in Hesse.

For the 30th edition the festival had 13.200 guests in 2013, among them 728 accredited professionals. In 2014, the Kassel Dokfest will take place for the 31st time from November 11-16.

*Kassel Dokfest – A Unique Film and Media Festival * The Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival is a yearly six day event...

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The center piece of the Kassel Dokfest is the film program, divided into three sections.

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The workshop symposium interfiction offers lectures, presentations and workshop-sessions concerning a yearly changing topic, which takes a closer look at the political, social and artistic aspects of the medium internet.

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The educational side program for young audiences, “junges dokfest – Watch and understand documentary film”, has been presented in cooperation with the Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting in Hesse (LPR Hessen) since 2009.

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With the Hessian University Film Day, the presentation of a European Film College and hands-on workshops and lectures, the Kassel Dokfest offers possibilities for further education, information on education opportunities and access to professional networks for (Hessian) up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Here you can find some photographical impresions of the festival. For up-to-date pictures of THIS YEARS festival please check the PRESS-section.

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Impressionen

Photos © Dokfest / Sven Heine

Opening (15 photos)

Awards (16 photos)

Screenings (24 photos)

Monitoring (32 photos)

DokfestForum (7 photos)

young dokfest (7 photos)

DokfestLounge (6 photos)

workshop congress interfiction (4 photos)

Praxis Dokfest (0 photos)

4. Hessischer Hochschulfilmtag (8 photos)

Fünf Uhr Tee in Kiribati (0 photos)

A Wall is a Screen (12 photos)

Others (4 photos)