DokuFest 2021

online and onsite from 6 to 14 August in Prizren, Kosovo

Each summer, DokuFest fills the cinemas and improvised screening venues around the historic city of Prizren with a selection of more than 200 hand-picked films from around the world, as well as attracting numerous international and regional music acts.

The 2021 edition of DokuFest will be held online and onsite from 6 to 14 August in Prizren, Kosovo. Find all information and tickets - HERE

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A River, Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces

Director: Shengze Zhu

Wuhan, the epicenter of Covid-19, wakes up from its lockdown to continue its drive as a city of the future.

All Light, Everywhere

Director: Theo Anthony

In the new golden age of surveillance, the blind spots are all around us.

Blue Box

Director: Michal Weits

A personal connection draws light to the story behind how Israel obtained the land it sits on today.

Children of the Enemy

Director: Gorki Glaser-Müller

European governments still refuse to repatriate their state members, including their children


Director: Aliaksei Paluyan

The brave and peaceful resistance from an underground theatre before and during the Belarusian presidential election protests.

Little Palestine (Diary of a Seige)

Director: Abdallah Al Khatib

Gradually cut off, the civilians of the world’s largest Palestinian refugee camp organise themselves to resist starvation and despair.

Living Water

Director: Pavel Borecký

An environmental timebomb ticks in one of the most water poor countries on Earth.

Radiograph of a Family

Director: Firouzeh Khosrovani

A single man wields enough power to uproot the living artifacts of his country’s collective history and memory.


Director: Marija Zidar

An age old Albanian tribal code forces a bereaved family to reconcile with their daughter’s murderer.

Taming the Garden

Director: Salomé Jashi

The daughter of a secular father and a devout mother tells the story reflective of the political events leading to the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

The First 54 Years - An Abbreviated Manual For Military Occupation

Director: Avi Mograbi

An insight into how a foreign occupation works and the logic behind it.

The Last Shelter

Director: Ousmane Samassekou

The acclaimed documentary whispers migrant dreams and nightmares on the edge of the Sahara.

The Mushroom Speaks

Director: Marion Neumann

When the world seems to be falling apart, can the answers humanity need reside in the mushroom?

The New Gospel
Director: Milo Rau

Returning to the origins of the gospel and staging it as a passion play for the rights of migrants.

The Return: Life After ISIS

Director: Alba Sotorra Clua

A portrait of a group of Western women who pledged their lives to ISIS, but now want to return home to restart their lives.

The Wire

Director: Tiha K. Gudac

Refugee deterrent border fences add to the already complicated relationship between the Croats and Slovenians of the Kupa region.

This Rain Will Never Stop

Director: Alina Gorlova

Fleeing one war and entering into another, the grief and uncertainty of one Syrian family beg the question: what drives a person to serve a country that doesn’t always appreciate the sacrifice?

Writing With Fire

Director: Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas

In a saturated media landscape dominated by men, India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women redefines what it means to be powerful.