37th Kassel Dokfest: Back to the Cinema

50 feature films and 168 short films from 53 countries, including over 70 premieres, are presented in the Kassel arthouse cinemas Filmladen, Gloria Kino and BALi Kinos >>

All cinemas closed until further notice

No events in March and April. >>


For over twenty years, the Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine has had a partner region in Germany, in the state of Hesse. >>

10. Hessischer Hochschulfilmtag (HHFT)

Donnerstag, 14.11. im kleinen BALi Kino (KulturBahnhof) >>


Program Catalog ONLINE

The catalog of the 36th edition of Kassel Dokfest is ONLINE NOW as PDF >>

Kasseler Dokfest is a guest at the Biarritz FIPADOC

Kasseler Dokfest is a guest at the Biarritz FIPADOC, Festival International Documentaire January 22–27, successor to Fipa! >>

The awardees of the 35th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival

During the award ceremony on Saturday evening, the fifth festival prizes of the 35th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival were awarded. >>

365 days of documentary film | Das Sandmädchen

Das Sandmädchen / Sunday, November 28th, 2018, 12:00 am at BALi Theater/ normal entrance fee 7,00 €, discounted 6,50 € >>

Program now online!

Out of 3,104 works submitted from 107 countries, the selection committees have curated a complex program this year. Find out what we show. >>

The Golden Hercules visits China

At the invitation of Ursula Panhans-Bühler the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival engages in the expo exchange program between the Kunsthochschule Kassel and the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. >>

Zukunft Deutscher Film

We congratulate Lichter Filmfest on its opening yesterday and wish a lot of success with the congress Zukunft Deutscher Film! >>


Cooperation between Kassel Dokfest / DokfestCampus, BALi Cinema Ltd and the department for political Education, University Kassel. Tue., February 8th, 2018, 5.30 pm, BALi Kino Ticket 4 euros >>