Canada as Guest of Honour at the 35th DOK.fest München

May 06 - May 17

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Canada is the guest country at the 35th DOK.fest Munich. In cooperation with RIDM and HotDocs a program of 7 documentaries from Canada will be presented while the VR Pop-Up Cinema will provide new documentary experiences “made in Canada”.  In the context of “Portraits Croisés Bayern-Québec” 2 new films will be presented, which were created in cooperation between the film schools HFF Munich and INIS Montréal while young producers from Quebec and Bavaria will meet in a workshop at


These Canada@FBM2020 projects are part of the culture program related to Canada’s Guest of Honour presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2020 and are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada. The projects with a Quebec component receive additional support from the Government of Québec.

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Various venues in Munich


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