The audience in a packed cinema gives applause.

Announcing the winners of the Partnership Awards 2022

It’s awards time for the first winners at the 65th edition of DOK Leipzig! The nine awards of our festival’s partners have been presented on Saturday afternoon at Schaubühne Lindenfels in Leipzig’s westend. Almost all filmmakers received their awards in person. The winners of the Golden and Silver Doves will be announced at a second event this evening.

These films have been awarded:

DEFA Sponsoring Prize (4,000 €): “Three Women” by Maksym Melnyk, Germany 2022

MDR Film Prize (3,000 €): “Silent Love” by Marek Kozakiewicz, Poland, Germany 2022

Film Prize Leipziger Ring (2,500 €): “Pastor Lothar Stops” by Tilman König, Germany 2022

ver.di Prize for Solidarity, Humanity and Fairness (1,500 €): Pastor Lothar Stops” by Tilman König, Germany 2022

Young Eyes Film Award (2,000 €): “Blue Sky White Clouds” by Astrid Menzel, Germany 2022

Prize of the Interreligious Jury (1,750 €): “A Life Like Any Other” by Faustine Cros, Belgium, France 2022

Prize of the International Film Critics (FIPRESCI Prize): One Mother” by Mickaël Bandela, France 2022

mephisto 97.6 Award: Sliver Cave” von Caibei Cai, China 2022

Gedanken-Aufschluss, awarded by a jury of prisoners of the Juvenile Detention Centre Regis-Breitingen: “Yonii” by Julius Gintaras Blum, Germany 2022

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!