The movie “Girl Model” belongs to the DOK Programme “Bodycheck”: Young russian girls on the model market in Japan. What looks like a dream, turns out to be an illusion.
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.
Tomorrow DOK Leipzig starts and we are more than ready – 1 week full of films from all over the world, interviews with interesting filmmakers and background stories of the festival. But before the festival starts, we wanted to be filmmakers ourselves.