DOK Leipzig 29. Oktober – 4. November 2018
61. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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Discover Films

Do you want to watch documentaries and animation year-round, without having to wait for the next festival edition coming up? Check out the links below! DOK Leipzig regularly partners with online platforms to share our curation with the whole world, and we want to share it also with you. Some content is free, others you have to pay for, but each time you stream or download, revenues flow back to the pockets of the filmmakers.


Happy exploring!

Doc Alliance Online Channel

Doc Alliance project is the result of a long-term creative partnership of 7 key European film festivals developed since 2006. The international alliance includes CPH:DOX Copenhagen, DOK Leipzig, FID Marseille, Doclisboa, Jihlava IDFF, Docs Against Gravity FF and Visions du Réel Nyon. The aim of the initiative is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and continuously promote quality creative documentary films.

With joint forces the Doc Alliance festivals created Doc Alliance Films, a VOD platform to make you discover many outstanding documentary and experimental films.


Give it a try!

Realnoye Kino

Realnoye Kino is an online platform by Current Time TV for everything you need to know about the world of documentaries. At you will find news from the industry world, interviews with the directors, films in catch-up format and online theater, where you can stream the films with specific schedule. These are the films that that provoke discussion within the countries of their production, receive the awards of most important film festivals, films of the directors with very special cinematic language that film industry professionals love.


Realnoye Kino emerged in April 2017 as an attempt to distinguish real films ‘d’auteur’ from more TV-oriented productions and is aiming to speak about the reality through a very precise artistic lens.


For this year’s edition of DOK Leipzig, Current Time TV – Realnoye Kino features four artistically extra-ordinary festival titles that will be aired during the festival week:


Love Is Potatoes by Aliona van der Horst (DOK Leipzig 2017 International Competition, Interreligious Jury Award)
Mon 29 Oct, 21:00 CET+1; reruns 02:00 / 09:00 and 14:00 CET+1
(Available for catch-up screening within 48 hours after the start of screening)


Mondays in Dresden by Sabine Michel (DOK Leipzig 2017 International Programme)
Tue 30 Oct, 21:00 CET+1; reruns 02:00 / 09:00 and 14:00 CET+1


Granny Project by Bálint Révész (DOK Leipzig 2017 Next Masters Competition, MDR Film Prize)
Wed 31 Oct, 21:00 CET+1; reruns 02:00 / 09:00 and 14:00 CET+1

(Available for catch-up screening 48 hours before and 72 hours after the start of screening)


Soviet Hippies by Terje Toomistu (DOK Leipzig 2017 International Programme)

Thu 1 Nov, 21:00 CET+1; reruns 02:00 / 09:00 and 14:00 CET+1
(Available for catch-up screening 48 hours before and 48 hours after the start of screening)


All films in Russian, available for online streaming at