The center piece of the Kassel Dokfest is the film program, divided into three sections:


Up to 16 contemporary media installations and sculptures by up-and-coming as well as well-known artists will be presented at the exhibition Monitoring.

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The DokfestLounge is not only the location for audiovisual performances by international artists, VJs and DJs but also the nocturnal meeting point for our guests after 10.30 pm.

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The Workshop symposium interfiction offers lectures, presentations and workshop-sessions concerning a yearly changing topic, which takes a closer look at the political, social and artistic aspects of the medium internet.

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This educational side program is aimed at school students from the 7th till the 13th grade as well as teachers. The project consists of special film programs as well as workshops about film analysis and criticism under the guidance of media educators.

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The DokfestForum offers panels, lectures and screenings that raise questions about the interfaces between film and art. During the daytime the DokfestForum as a festival meeting point will provide a café with a video library for accredited guests.

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With the Hessian University Film Day, the presentation of a European Film College and hands-on workshops and lectures, the Kassel Dokfest offers possibilities for further education, information on education opportunities and access to professional networks for (Hessian) up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Single ticket 6,50 / 6 €
Single ticket junges dokfest (Screening A, B, C) 2,50 €
Festival pass 49,- / 39,- €
The festival pass entitles to free entry for all film and video programs (except for the opening night) as well as the DokfestLounge – except the festival party on Saturday, Nov 17. The event Dokfest-Brunch + Matinée is not included.

Dokfest-Brunch + Matinée (Film program)

On Sunday, November 17th, the festival invites you to a luscious brunch at Gleis 1 (from 10 a.m., KulturBahnhof) with ensuing film program (12 a.m., at BALi Kino, KulturBahnhof). 
Ticket for Dokfest-Brunch + Matinée 12,- / 10,- €
Single ticket Matinée 6,50 / 6 €


Wed. 13.11. 4,- €
Thurs. 14.11. 3,- €
Fri. 15.11. 6,- €
Sat. 16.11. 6,- €

The entrance for the exhibition Monitoring, the panel and workshop series PraxisDokfest, the workshop symposium interfiction and DokfestForum is free of charge.

Ticket reservation

Reservations for all programs can be placed in advance by phone or in person. Tickets can be picked up between 90 minutes at the earliest, 30 minutes at the latest before the beginning of the program at the respective cinema. Reservations that are not picked up will then be sold to waiting guests.

Ticket hotline:

Filmladen: +49.561.7076422
BALi Kinos: +49.561.710550
Gloria Kino: +49.561.7667950