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Festival de Cine DOK: ¡Exige lo imposible!

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DOK Leipzig documentary and animation festival

“El hito histórico del ’68’ será abordado desde los diferentes márgenes que el audiovisual supo retratar, generando así un caleidoscopio histórico que hará justicia a la complejidad del momento.” #DOK Leipzig 2018

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DOK: coming of age in times of upheaval

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Coming of age appears to be an important leitmotif at DOK Leipzig this year. I preview and review some diverse films I've found to fall into this category. (Photo: public domain)

DOK Leipzig opens tomorrow. We give you a bunch of mini reviews and a sneak peek into the universes of young protagonists in some of the film fest’s highlights.

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Free film showings and party at DOK Leipzig

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Opening DOK Leipzig 2016. (Photo: Susann Jehnichen)

For DOK Leipzig’s 60th edition, the organizers would like to invite “the whole city to dance with the winners.”

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Legends of the fall: DOK festival turns 60

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Cover shot - Entrance of the festival cinema Capitol in 1974. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H1116-0002-001 / Friedrich Gahlbeck.

Unannounced screenings after midnight? Films smuggled over the border in a suitcase? Hotel rooms bugged by the Stasi? Legends about the Leipzig film festival abound.

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Backstage with DOK Spotters

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Public domain photo, Pixabay.

Two students from Leipzig sat down with me and gave me a glimpse into what it’s like to navigate the international film circuit still in their teens.

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DOK Preview: 5 countries, 5 powerful women

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This is probably the closest we’ll ever get to these people’s daily lives.

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