The Documentary Convention is initiated by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and DOX BOX e.V.. It aims at creating a platform for dialogue, collaboration and resistance, designed to inspire creativity, foster connectivity and ignite change. Associate partners for the 2018 edition are DOK Leipzig, IDFA Bertha Fund and Sundance Institute.
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Travel Bursary 2019
We have renewed our Travel Bursary Scheme in support of documentary professionals wishing to attend the Documentary Convention 2019 in Leipzig. In 2019 we have renewed our support scheme for Arab-region doc professional and added the Bursary Europe that supports professionals from Europe. You can now apply! Find out what, how and when!
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Review Final Presentations
Date for 2nd edition of DC announcedFollowing its successful inception in 2018, the date for the second edition of the Documentary Convention has been announced by the main partners DOX BOX and AFAC: 15-17 April 2019. Read More →
110 Professionals from 30 countries at first DC in LeipzigFrom 12-14 April 110 doc professionals from over 30 countries came to Leipzig for the first edition of the arab.european Documentary Convention. Read More →
Rough Cut Screening Selection AnnouncedThree projects from Algeria have been selected in partnership with Bejaia Film Lab to attend the aDC for rough cut consultation and expert feedback. Read More →
aDC featured in Screen Daily (Berlinale)In the context of Berlinale 2018 the aDC was announced in Screen Daily (20 Feb. 2018). Read More →