37. Kassel Dokfest - an initial review

Back to the cinema was the motto of the 37th Kassel Documentary Festival, the partial lockdown turned it into an "into the virtual world" in all sections. As an initial review, we can say that we are happy we were able to bring the films and the steadily growing additional program – the DokfestChannels – to screens. >>

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. >>

In Memory of Rotraut Pape

In deep sympathy and with great condolence, we would like to remember Rotraut Pape, who played a key role in shaping the Kassel Dokfest as a longtime companion and friend. In 2016 she received our honorary award for her creative work. Based on one of their central videos we say: You always had a heart for us and we will not forget that! >>


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 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 >>

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