During the DOK festival the inmates of the juvenile prison in Regis-Breitingen share three of their favourite documentaries with guests.

Popcorn behind bars



Veronika Raila describes herself as Sandgirl. At one point everything is fine, at another a gust lets Veronika slowly fall in separate components.

Sandgirl



In his film „Enfants du teril“ the French film maker Frédéric Brunnquell accompanies the brothers Loïc (15) and Théo (10) through a certain stage in their lives. It is a film which deals with the life and dreams of a family in a very sensitive way.

Poverty and Dreams





The documentary “On Another Corner” deals with the common gun violence in Chicago. We met the filmmaker Mihaela Popescu.

Gun violence in Chicago



Tuna Kaptan is a young director from Germany. During the festival he presented his new film “Turtel Shells” in the German Competition.

Turtle shells



The DOK festival is not only for grown-ups. For this reason the special program KIDS DOK also takes place. Different short animation films are compiled for different age groups.

Small Guests – Big Cinema


The red logo with the white dove is visible in every corner of the city: Everything is about the festival and its visitors these days in Leipzig.

Impressions of the festival