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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Jury Young Cinema Competition and International Short Documentary Competition


Barbara Hammer

Barbara Hammer
Barbara Hammer USA
Barbara Hammer is one of the most important representatives of independent American cinema. Institutions like The Tate Modern, London, the Jeu de Paume, Paris, or the Museum of Modern Art, New York, have dedicated extensive retrospectives to her work in recent years. Read more


Rainer Komers

Rainer Komers
Rainer Komers Germany
Rainer Komers, born in Guben in 1944, studied film at the Düsseldorf Academy of the Arts. He has made films in Alaska, Germany, India, Japan, Yemen, Latvia, and Montana; his films are screened at festivals throughout the world. Read more


Abe Koji

Abe Koji
Abe Koji Japan
Abe Koji was born in Sendai in 1955. He read Literary Studies at Tōhoku University and the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3. He published articles on French literature, especially Marcel Proust, and later articles about documentary film, es-pecially Frederick Wiseman, Rithy Panh, and George Didi-Huberman. Read more