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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Submit 2016

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

We now invite all filmmakers, artists, VJs, distributors, producers, gallery owners, universities or institutions to submit their most current works and projects for the 33rd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival.
From the selection up to 60 works will be nominated for three of the four prizes of the festival. All works chosen and presented in the exhibition Monitoring are automatically nominated for the award for the best media installation.

DEADLINE

The Deadline is July 7th, 2016.

WHAT CAN BE SUBMITTED?

We are looking for current films, installation concepts and proposals for audiovisual performances and VJ-Sets from the years 2015 and 2016. There is no restriction concerning the length of the submitted work.

WHERE AND HOW CAN I SUBMIT A WORK?

The submission form has to be filled out online here

Works have to be submitted with a temporally unlimited streaming link. 

Here you can find the detailed terms and conditions of participation and the festival award's regulations.

The Dokfest-Team is looking forward to extraordinary and innovative submissions!

Foto: Michael Wolf / laif