World premiere announced for DOK Leipzig

Today, we have the pleasure to announce that Pablo's Winter will have its world premiere at the DOK Leipzig festival later this month. Chico Pereira's first feature-lenghth work will compete in the Young Cinema Competition. 

leipzig.pngAccording to the festival's press release, 84 documentaries and 114 short animated films will make up the official programme of this year‘s DOK Leipzig. Among the documentaries are 27 world premieres and 14 international premieres, a record number for the film festival. The 198 selected films were chosen from 2,847 entries submitted from 113 countries. The number of countries also marks a new high. 

Festival director Claas Danielsen praised the depth and scope of the festival’s official programme: “This year’s films paint a very exciting and varied picture of a world in transition. In that way, the festival serves as a barometer of fundamental political, social and cultural change.”

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