“I spent two days at DOK Leipzig 2019 watching as many movies as I could, and recommend that you do the same if you have the time.”
Trouble choosing from the huge cinematic menu at DOK Leipzig, our city’s international documentary and animation film fest kicking off on Monday for the whole week? Our film writer gives you a tasty, bite-sized starter selection.
And just like that, inconspicuously, the director of Fitzcarraldo walks in.
“I was surprised at how close to home Exit hit for me emotionally, although I do not have a violent past, and do not (at least not yet) count violent extremists among people I know.” #DOK Leipzig
For DOK Leipzig’s 60th edition, the organizers would like to invite “the whole city to dance with the winners.”
LeipGlo contributors Justina, Áine and Heiner all went to see DOK Leipzig 2019 competition entry “Photographer of War” by Boris Benjamin Betram. Their diverging reactions and thoughts on the film are chronicled in our feature.