Meny Lukk


About Dokfilm

The Norwegian Documentary Film Festival, or Dokfilm as we call it, is the largest and oldest festival for Norwegian documentary films. The festival was arranged for the first time in 1997, and has since then been an event where filmmakers and the audience meet every spring in beautiful Volda.

Dokfilm aims to show the best of Norwegian documentary film and to promote young film makers. We want to be a place for Norwegian documentarists and that the audience will open their eyes to what Norwegian documentaries has to offer, as well as international filmmakers. Four prizes are awarded during the festival - Best feature documentary, best short documentary, best student production and the audience award.

During Dokfilm it will also be arranged different seminars and activities. We also have a private festival area with an outdoor tent where you can meet other visitors in the spring weather.

We are proud of our festival, and we will do our best to make sure you enjoy it as well!

Volunteer at Dokfilm

You meet a lot of new people and get to have tons of fun working with the festival! Check out which positions you can take on here. Get in touch with DOKFILM on Facebook if you have questions.

Voluntary students from Volda University College are the ones who make this festival possible, with good help from sponsors and the people of Sunnmøre. Dokfilm is a non profit festival with soul. We believe that fresh air and Dokfilm are a better match than commercials and Dokfilm, and we want everyone to have the opportunity to attend our festival. Therefore we arrange a festival with a ticketprice that everyone can afford.


How to get to Volda

Traveling to and from Volda is easy. If you’re going by flight from Gardermoen Oslo Airport, the flight to Ørsta-Volda airport only takes an hour. If you wish to travel by bus, there are daily departures, both from Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. From Ålesund there is a bus every hour.

Ørsta-Volda airport, situated about 5 kilometers from Volda, has several departures and arrivals every day to Oslo (Gardermoen) and Bergen (Flesland). Tickets can be purchased from Widerøe at

From Oslo: Møre-Ekspressen (Nettbuss)
From Bergen: Vestlandsbussen (Tide buss)
From Trondheim: Express bus to Ålesund, then change to Timekspressen to Volda

By car
From Oslo: 8 hours (498 km.)
From Bergen: 6 hours (321 km.)
From Trondheim: 7 hours (350 km.)


Do you have an empty dorm, bed or coach, and would like to rent it out during the festival? Or maybe you need accommodation yourself while staying in Volda?

We have the information you need about accommodation in Volda, either you prefer hotel or private accommodation.

Please contact us through email: for questions related to accommodation.

Remember to include:


  • Who you are
  • How many you are
  • Your telephone number
  • The dates you need accommodation for

Rent out: 

  • Who you are
  • How many people you’d like to rent out to
  • Your telephone number
  • Your address

Looking forward to see you in May!