A first glimpse of the festival

With 54 feature films and 181 short films, it offers a framework for lively exchange with the filmmakers, who are invited to present their work in the Kassel arthouse cinemas Filmladen, BALi-Kinos and Gloria Kino.

The Germany-wide online service DokfestOnline offers with DokfestStreams the possibility to watch films from home for 7 days after their first presentation in the festival cinema. DokfestChannels present individual supporting programs on the festival homepage.

The city of Kassel will once again become a cinema screen at the public short film tour A WALL IS A SCREEN on November 18, 2022 from 20:15 to 22:00. Meeting point: 20:15, Jordanstraße 6 behind Gloria Kino. Attendance is free of charge.

The media art exhibition Monitoring invites you to the Kasseler Kunstverein and the KulturBahnhof from November 16-20, 2022 with 19 works by international artists.

DokfestForum will host a panel discussion on "Truth or Dare - The Staging of Reality as an Aesthetic Practice in Documentary Film" on November 18, 2022 at 3:30pm, Goethe's PostamD. Afterwards from 17:30, drinks on the occasion of the new awarding of the documentary film prize of the Goethe-Institut.