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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Meet the Filmmakers

Meet the Filmmakers

Sometimes post-screening Q&As aren’t long enough to cover all the thought-provoking themes that the films from our Official Selection might bring up. Discover more about the works and get the chance to discuss them with the artists behind our festival films.

 

Language

English

 

Access

Everybody welcome

 


 

WED 31 OCT, 11:00–12:30

Festival Centre, Basement Floor

 

Post-Yugoslavia – New Nationalisms?

Filmmakers from former Yugoslavian countries and their neighbors will discuss with Ralph Eue the subjects and poetics of their filmmaking today in the context of their complex political reality.

 

Moderator

Ralph Eue, Programmer DOK Leipzig

 

Filmmakers

 

Anja Kofmel (Chris the Swiss)

Damian Nenadić (Days of Madness)

Bojana Radulović (Separation, Vivid Dreams)
Nebojša Slijepčević
(Srbenka)


 

THU 1 NOV, 11:00–12:30

Festival Centre, Basement Floor

 

Victor Kossakovsky.
Committed to Experiment

Committed to Experiment, Kossakovsky in coversation with selection committee member Saskia Walker on his current film Aquarela and filmmaking oeuvre.

 

Moderator

Saskia Walker, Selection Committee DOK Leipzig

 

Filmmaker

Victor Kossakovsky, Filmmaker, St. Petersburg

 


 

THU 1 NOV, 14:30–15:30

Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig

 

Adina Pintilie.
The Body as a Gift

In conversation with Leena Pasanen, Adina Pintilie will discuss her work and her award-winning film Touch me Not.

 

Moderator

Leena Pasanen, Festival Director DOK Leipzig

 

Filmmaker

Adina Pintilie, Filmmaker, Bucharest

 

Audio recording Adina Pintilie. The Body as a Gift [234.8MB/mp3]

 

FRI 2 NOV, 16:30 – 18:00 

Polnisches Institut

 

VITALY MANSKY.
POST-SOVIET, PRE-FUTURE?

Post-Soviet, Pre-Future, Mansky's latest film Putin's Witnesses is touring the globe ignighting discussion on the complex geopolitical reality the world finds itself in 2018.

 

MODERATOR

Barbara Wurm, Advisor to DOK Leipzig

 

FILMMAKER

Vitaly Mansky, Filmmaker, Riga


  

SAT 3 NOV, 11:00 - 12:30

Festival Centre, Basement Floor

 

DEFINITELY HYBRID?

Documentary filmmaking has never been so fluid, permeating the crack of fiction and animation. Filmmakers will discuss their interpretation of genre with members of the DOK Leipzig selection committee.

 

MODERATORS

Annina Wettstein, Selection Committee DOK Leipzig

André Eckardt, Selection Committee DOK Leipzig

 

FILMMAKERS

 

Barbara Bohr (Escapar, The Recurring Dream)

Thomas Hakim (Hearths)

Christine Hürzeler (Shooting Crows)

Julia Roesler (Marina)

Friedrich Tiedtke (Man on Blue