DOK Preview

DOK Preview

Two woman standing on a stage in front of a big screen talking to the audience
© Susann Jehnichen
Our two exclusive showcase presentations open the stage for carefully curated projects with international distribution in mind.

“It’s important to have partners already when beginning a project and to present it at an international level. DOK Leipzig is a good place for that.”

Thomas Frickel
DOK Preview, DOK Leipzig 2019
DOK Preview Germany

Discover fresh new German titles ready for international audiences: DOK Preview Germany will give you a small taste of what is to come. Carefully curated with international distribution in mind, this presentation includes a mix of work-in-progress, newly completed films and world premieres from the DOK Leipzig competition. Take a guided tour through the German creative documentary landscape and stay for a drink and a snack to network with the rights holders’ of the films and your international colleagues.

DOK Preview Germany presentation takes place live on Monday, 26 October, at 15:30-17:00 (CET)

Moderated by Simone Baumann, German Films & Tanja Georgieva.

DOK Preview Germany is brought to you together with AG DOK & German Films.

DOK Preview Germany Projects

A dissembled wind instrument and fries are lying on a plate
A Symphony of Noise

Enrique Sánchez Lansch
Kloos & Co. Medien

An elderly woman examines the pregnancy belly of a young woman.
Awalatje - Die Hebammen

Sarah Noa Bozenhardt
Evolution Film

Follow Me

Joya Thome
Flare Film GmbH

Go Heal Yourself

Yasmin C. Rams
Yasmin C. Rams / Perennial Lens

Two women sitting at the pool edge of a public swimming pool.
Im Diesseits

Laurentia Genske & Robin Humboldt

A man stands next to an old-fashioned lamp

Matthias Ditscherlein
Kippelsteiner Filme

A woman can be seen in a mirror, she is talking via a video call on her phone

Udi Nir & Sagi Bornstein
Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion
Germany, Israel

Three men stand in an underground tunnel
We Wanted to Kill All Nasty Ones

Bettina Ellerkamp & Jörg Heitmann
silent green Kulturproduktionen GmbH + Co KG

DOK Preview Training

Get a small taste of excellent new films looking for festival premieres, gap financing and distribution partners in collaboration with 8 different training initiatives from across Europe. DOK Leipzig selects one outstanding project from each training initiative to participate in a presentation refresher workshop and networking events, culminating in a lively presentation. Each project, often helmed by self-confident new talents, shows exciting ambition and beautiful cinematic handwriting. We are very happy to share them with you, and give a final push for their successful global circulation.

DOK Preview Training presentation takes place live on Wednesday, 28 October, at 15:30-17:00 (CET).

Moderated by producer Heidi Fleisher & Pierre-Alexis Chevit, Cannes Docs.

DOK Preview Training is realized in collaboration with Co-Pro Israel, Documentary Campus, Docs by the Sea, Docu Regio Rough Cut Boutique, DOK.Incubator, Eave, ESoDoc, Eurodoc, EWA – European Womens’ Audiovisual Network and Ex Oriente.

DOK Preview Training Projects

A book page with pictures of a palm tree, a shoulder and a baby
3 Kilos of Skin

Julie R. Lissouba
Cosmos Films

An old woman with glasses is reading in a photo book
Another Orchid

Karen Gronich
Busca Vida Filmes

Two young persons sit at a table full of glasses and bottles

Ketevani Kapanadze

A boy in old-fashioned clothes is standing with the back to the camera
Comfortable Century

Jaroslav Kratochvíl
studio Petrohrad
Czech Republic

Two women are standing arm in arm with a pram and pride flags
God Within Her

Karin Kainer & Yael Goldman
Karin Kainer Films

A picture of a woman and a little girl holding sparklers
Love Is Not an Orange

Otilia Babara
Clin d’oeil films
Belgium, France, Netherlands, Moldova

A collage in black white and red with a male face, a microphone and a crown

Luca Lancise
Indyca, Gogogo Films
Italy, France

A man and a woman sitting next to each other on a couch, staring into the room of a pawnshop.
The Pawnshop

Łukasz Kowalski
4.30 Studio

DOK Industry

Keren Shemesh
shermesh [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de
+49 (0) 341 30864-1080

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