DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - DOK Leipzig – is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films.
DOK Leipzig was founded in 1955 and was a unique place of encounter and exchange for film makers from East and West during the Cold War. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, DOK Leipzig has developed into one of the most dynamic documentary and animation festivals, providing a high-quality, international programme and, since 2004, additional industry offers. Among DOK Leipzig's more than 41,500 spectators watching about 350 films from over 50 countries are approx. 1,700 accredited professionals from all over the world.