DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival



It’s not easy to find the perfect partner, especially if you’re a bird with an elephant’s voice. Luckily, the elephant doesn’t care.

Lina Dinkla


Original Title: Sabaku
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2016
Language: _without dialogue
Subtitle: _without dialogue / subtitles
Runtime: 3 min.
Technique: 2D Digital, Cutout
Format: DCP
Color: Colour
Director: Marlies van der Wel
Producer: Roel Oude Nijhuis, Gijs Kerbosch, Gijs Determeijer (Halal)
Editor: Flip van der Kuil
Animation: Marlies van der Wel
Music: Sjam Sjamsoedin
Sound: Bob Kommer Studio’s
Script: Marlies van der Wel, Ruben Picavet

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2018 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.