DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film

Founded in 1955 as "Leipziger Kultur- und Dokumentarfilmwoche" (Leipzig Week for Cultural and Documentary Film), the festival is headed by director Leena Pasanen 2015 onwards who followed Claas Danielsen being in charge since 2004. The Ecumenical Jury exists since 1990. 2016 it was transformed to an interreligious jury.

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