Lilian from Guatemala hopes for a better life in the USA. Thus, the caravan with Lilian, her 4 children, her grandmother and the camera team begins the 4000 km long journey through Central America.
Leaving home and family behind, Fati takes the difficult and dangerous journey to Europe to give herself and her children a better future.
In the film “My Chambers of Wonders”, four children, who couldn’t be more different and wonderful, take us on a journey into their own world.
Every year the DOK Spotters start the festival week with an interview with the director. This year Christoph Terhechte told us what is special about his second year at the festival, what he does during the week and which films we cannot miss at the 64th edition of DOK Leipzig.
Festival director Leena Pasanen talks to DOK Spotters 2019 about her personal highlights and recommendations for young audiences.
Leena Pasanen talks to the DOK Spotters about the changes she implemented at the DOK festival – and how the festival has changed her.
Kim Busch, program coordinator of DOK Festival, tells the DOK Spotters in which moment the impossible is demanded from her.
Jutta Krug decides if the WDR co-produces a documentary. During the DOK festival she gave us an insight in her work.
Granny Project – a film about three friends and their grandmothers. A journey through the past, present and future.
The documentary “On Another Corner” deals with the common gun violence in Chicago. We met the filmmaker Mihaela Popescu.
Jay Rosenblatt is this years honors guest at Dok Leipzig and juror for the Next Masters Competition. He made some time for us, aside from all his other appointments.
Leena Pasanen is very busy during the festival, but made time for the DOK Spotters on sunday night.