Plan a Visit
How do I get to Leipzig and where do I stay?
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects we will not have a guest centre or programming open to accredited guests during the festival screening programme in Leipzig. The programme will be online and your accreditation will grant you access to the Online Festival.
Tickets for the festival screenings in Leipzig will be able to purchase from beginning of October if you live locally or travel to the city on your own initiative.
When can I buy tickets?
Film tickets for both – online screenings and screenings in Leipzig cinemas – are available online starting 08/10/2020.
Accreditation for industry guests and journalists is already open. Please note that we will not have a guest centre or programming open to accredited guests during the festival screening programme in Leipzig. The programme will be online and your accreditation will grant you access to the Online Festival.
What are the venues?
This year we aim to screen all the films in selected Leipzig venues during the festival week, naturally in compliance with the applicable hygiene regulations and provided that these regulations permit this in late October. We will keep you updated about our 2020 festival cinemas in Leipzig soon.
The majority of the films will also be available to audiences across Germany to watch online. International accedited industry professionals will also have the opportunity to watch the films online as well.
When do the films screen?
On Monday, 26 October, the festival programme in Leipzig begins with the screenings of two films of our International Competition. From Tuesday until Saturday the rest of the programme runs from 10 am to 10 pm.
The Online Film Programme will also start on 26 October. We will release more info soon about when and how the online screenings take place.
Does the festival offer barrier-free access?
We are committed to making DOK Leipzig as barrier-free as possible. The festival depends on the infrastructure of the respective venues but works to remove barriers when feasible. Find out more about our barrier-free offers here.