Eine Reihe von roten DOK Leipzig Plakaten mit der Aufschrift Tickets und dem roten Auge als  Festivalmotiv von 2019.
© Susann Jehnichen

Ticket sales for our film screenings in the cinemas 2020 has already begun. This year, tickets will exclusively be available at the respective festival cinemas for each screening. There is no central DOK ticket office.

The CineStar Leipzig, Passage Kinos Leipzig, Schaubühne Lindenfels and Cinémathèque Leipzig will offer advance ticket sales via their websites. At the Schauburg Leipzig and the Grassi Museum, you can reserve cinema tickets by phone. You can also buy tickets directly on site at all our cinemas. 

Tickets for our online film screenings can be purchased from 22 October through the film programme on our website. Please create a user account with our streaming partner beforehand, where you can pay via credit card or Paypal.

Tickets: DOK Leipzig at home

Our Video on Demand Screenings und Livestreamings

Tickets for our online film screenings are available at our streaming platform, starting from 21 October.

Please note that our film programme is geoblocked and can only be seen in Germany. The only exceptions are for accredited professionals and members of the press.

Single Ticket: 5 €

Season Ticket: 50 €

Single Ticket for Groups: 20 €

Solidarity Ticket: We offer the possibility to add a solidarity contribution on the Season Ticket for the benefit of the filmmakers. The extra support, which exceeds the price of a ticket for the online screening, will be used to pay the filmmakers an expense allowance for their online participation in the festival.

Subject to the platform operator‚s General Terms & Conditions and registration provisions.

Tickets: DOK Leipzig at the Cinema

Our festival screenings in Leipzig

Tickets will exclusively be available at the respective festival cinemas for each screening. There is no central DOK ticket office.

Single Ticket: 8.50 €

reduced*: 6.50 €

Single Ticket Kids DOK: 3.50 €

Award Ceremony + Screening Winner of the Golden Dove Winner International Competition: 8.50 €

*Reduced prices apply to the group of persons authorized by the respective venues and for screenings until 14:00 in general. We don’t offer discounted tickets for the 17:00 and 20:00 International Competition screenings at CineStar 4.

Subject to the General Terms & Conditions and pandemic protection measures of the respective venue.

Free entry: Online Exclusives

Parts of our festival programme will be available online on our website at free admission:

  • Director’s Short Cuts: Short contributions by our filmmakers related to their film
  • Q&As related to our competition films: available from 26 October
  • Monday, 26/10, 16:00: Festival Opening
  • Friday, 30/10, 11:00: Masterclass Annik Leroy, with Extended Q&A
  • Sunday, 1/11, 16:00: Presentation of Partnership Awards
  • Sunday, 1/11, 19:00: Presentation of the Golden and Silver Doves

We invite our audience to join us for the following live formats:

  • Thursday, 29/10, 14:00: Naked Truths – Intimacy in Documentary Film
  • Thursday, 29/10, 20:00: Animation Perspectives. Patrick Buhr_Aaron Jablonski (in German)
  • Friday, 30/10, 16:00 Uhr: Corona – How the Arts Conquer the Now
  • Friday, 30/10, 18:00: Family Affairs – Documentary Investigations in the Inner Circle

Übersetzung kommt noch! Unsere Online-Live-Formate finden in Zoom statt und Sie können per Zoom daran teilnehmen. Den Link finden Sie bei der jeweiligen Veranstaltung auf unserer Website. Sie benötigen dafür keinen eigenen Zoom-Account, aber die zugehörige Anwendung auf Ihrem Endgerät. Die Veranstaltung wird aufgezeichnet und ist im Anschluss auf unserer Website verfügbar.

Free entry: in Leipzig

Admission is free to our film screenings at the East Hall of Leipzig’s central railway station and our Extended Reality exhibition DOK Neuland. For DOK Neuland you can already reserve an Early Bird slot for the main exhibition at the Museum for fine Arts Leipzig (MdbK) here

Please follow the pandemic protection measures of the respective venue.

Festival Catalogue

You can buy our festival catalogue with texts on all films of this festival edition at our DOK Box info counter in Leipzig’s city centre or order it by email.

via DOK Box: 10 €

via bestellung [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de: 20 € (shipping and handling included)

Ticketing Support

If you have any further questions, we will be happy to advise you as of 20 October.

  • tickets [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de
  • +49 (0) 341 30864 2020

We would be pleased if you contact us by email. This makes it easier for us to process your requests in a coordinated fashion.

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