Between cabagge and potatoes: Serban Georgescu film “Cabbage, Potatoes and Other Demons” is a selfexperiment.
Sergei Loznitsa shows the failed rememberance culture of the visitors of former concentration camps in this film “Austerlitz”. The DOK Spotters asked him questions in an interview.
Israeli students on a class trip through former concentration camps in Poland: #uploading_holocaust is a complilation of videos made by these students themselves.
Aardman is the production team of the childhood heros “Shaun the sheep”, “Wallace and Gromit” and “Morph”. We met David Sproxton, one of the creative masterminds of the studio, and put some clay in his hands!
“Looking like my Mother” is a film by the swiss filmmaker Dominique Margot. Her mother had a bipolar disorder. The film gives an insight into being the daughter of a manic-depressive mother.
We met Leena Pasanen – the director of the DOK Festival to talk about her filled time schedule and her love for documentaries and animations.
Who did actually invent the Simpsons? We met up with one of the “Masters” of the popular family – David Silverman.
Why does John Smith like to play with the expectations of the audience? And what happens if someone is playing with his expectations? We tried it out!
Jasmila Zbanić, director of the film “One Day in Sarajevo”, talked to us about the history of Bosnia, nationalistic movements, her time as a jury member and of course – about her film.
The DOK Spotters talked to Kim Busch, who curated the Special Programme. In this Interview she tells us what the topics Body and New Media have in common and describes her image of the perfect body. But does that really exist?
“DOK Neuland” is a new way to tell documentary stories – interactive and multimedia-based. Will there be more bubbles than screens in ten years? Just one of our question for the curator Britta Senn.
It’s almost a year since the new festival director Leena Pasanen has moved to Leipzig. Before the DOK really started, we had the opportunity to meet her and to ask her a few exclusive questions – about the festival, but also about her as a person.