DOKer Moscow Int. Documentary Film Festival/ 2

The winners of the MIDFFl Doker 2015 have been announced. The jury members (I was part of the one for feature duration documentaries) was working from their homes, the discussion, led by chairman Victor Kossakovsky, who demonstrated that he not only is a great filmmaker but also has diplomatic skills (!), went on via emails. Congratulations to the organisers for doing a new documentary film festival with a global vision – and a lot of people in the audience – see the photo. If you click on the titles below, you will get the descriptions of the film and get to the website of the festival: 


The Gleaners by Ye Zuyi (China, 94 min) – Best Feature


Fish’R’Us by Maciej Glowinski (Poland, 58 min) – Best Director

The Silence of the Flies by Eliezer Arias (Venezuela, 90 min) – Best Cinematography

I Still Being by Javier Corcuera (Peru, 120 min) – Best Editing

Waves by Ahmed Nur (Egypt, 70 min) – Best Sound

Glance Up by Enric Ribes & Oriol Martinez (Spain, 60 min) – Special Mention


Victor Kossakovsky (Russia, Head of Jury)

Tue Steen Muller (Denmark)

Mateusz Skalski (Poland)

Vassilis Economou (Greece)


Scars of Cambodia by Alexandre Liebert (France – Cambodia, 30 min) – Best Short Documentary 

A hole in the sky by Álex Lora & Antonio Tibaldi (France – Somalia, 10 min) – Special Mention

Black Sheep by Christian Cerami (United Kingdom, 16 min) – Special Mention


Peter Kerekes (Slovakia, Head of Jury)

Pedro Fernandes Duarte (Portugal)

Aleksei Vakhrushev (Russia)

Anna Nieman (US)

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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