- KASH KASH by Lea Najjar as well as WHEN SPRING CAME TO BUCHA by Mila Teshaieva, Marcus Lenz are awarded with the GERMAN DOCUMENTARY AWARD 2023.
- The HDF sposorship award goes to NASIM by Ole Jacobs, Arne Büttner.
- BETTINA by Lutz Pehnert is the winner of the SWR MUSIC AWARD.
- BEYOND REVOLUTION – FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY | GENERATION EUROMAIDAN – SEHNSUCHT NACH DEMOKRATIE by Kristof Gerega gets awarded by the Audience of SWR Landesschau.
- HONORARY AWARD 2023 goes to Wim Wenders.
The 7th edition of the SWR Doku Festival will take place in Stuttgart from June 27 to 30, 2023. Twelve films have been nominated for the GERMAN DOCUMENTARY AWARD, covering a broad range of topics and creativity. The award ceremony will take place at the end of the film festival, on June 30, 2023 in Stuttgart.
HONORARY AWARD 2023 goes to Wim Wenders.
The SWR Doku Festival is progamming three of his documentaries such as
• TOKYO-GA ©1985
• BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB @1999
• PINA ©2011.
And as well honoring him by screening the portrait by Eric Friedler and Andreas Frege
• WIM WENDERS – DESPERADO ©2020.
GERMAN DOCUMENTARY AWARD | DEUTSCHER DOKUMENTARFILM PREIS 2023 NOMINEES:
- ANIMA – MY FATHER'S DRESSES | ANIMA – DIE KLEIDER MEINES VATERS by Uli Decker, 94min, P: Flare Film,
- BERLIN BYTCH LOVE by Heiko Aufdermauer, Johannes Girke, 86min, P: SILENTFILM,
- BEYOND REVOLUTION – FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY | GENERATION EUROMAIDAN – SEHNSUCHT NACH DEMOKRATIE by Kristof Gerega, 90min, P: ThurnFilm GmbH, weltfilm GmhH, Schuldenberg Films, WS: NEW DOCS,
- THE FOREST MAKER | DER WALDMACHER by Volker Schlöndorff, 87min, P: zero one film GmbH, WS: Patra Spanou Film,
- KALLE KOSMONAUT by Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth, Producers: Tine Kugler, Günther Kurth, Production Company: KMOTO Medienproduktion,
- KASH KASH by Lea Najjar, 90min, WS: MAGNETFILM GmbH,
- LOVE, DEUTSCHMARK AND DEATH | LIEBE, D-MARK UND TOD by Cem Kaya, 96min, P: filmfaust GmbH, Film Five GmbH,
- MIDWIVES by Hnin Ei Hlaing, 89min, P: AMA FILM GmbH, EYESTEEL FILM, WS: dogwoof,
- NASIM by Ole Jacobs, Arne Büttner, 123min, P: ROSENPICTURES Filmproduktion GbR,
- SORRY COMRADE | SORRY GENOSSE by Vera Brückner, 94min, P: NORDPOLARIS GmbH, HFF Munich,
- VERIFIED COUPLE | PORNFLUENCER by Joscha Bongard, 74min, WS: First Hand Films,
- WHEN SPRING CAME TO BUCHA | LEBEN NACH BUTSCHA – TRAUMA UND HOFFNUNG by Mila Teshaieva, Marcus Lenz, 66min, P: wildfilms, WS: NEW DOCS,
- BETTINA by Lutz Pehnert, 107min, P: solo:film GmbH,
- IGOR LEVIT – NO FEAR by Regina Schilling, 118min, P: zero one film GmbH,
- KLASSIK UNTERM HAKENKREUZ – DER MAESTRO UND DIE CELLISTIN VON AUSCHWITZ | MUSIC UNDER THE SWASTIKA – THE MAESTRO AND THE CELLIST OF AUSCHWITZ by Christian Berger, 86min, P: 3B-Produktion, WS: Autentic,
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