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2008 marks the 15th anniversary of Sheffield Doc/Fest, and this year's line-up will really give attendees something to celebrate. Along with a wide selection of feature-length and short factual films, there is also a celebration of acclaimed documentary makers Nick Broomfield and Shinshuke Ogawa
Running between the November 5 and 9 at Sheffield Showroom, it features diverse work from around the world tackling themes such as war, addiction, sport and family life.
Got a feature or short film screening at this year's fest and want us to review it? If you have a screener, please feel free to send it to us.
View Films by Strand:
- Anti Docs
- Arts Docs
- Bent Docs
- Green Docs
- Kinky Docs
- MeetMarket Pitched
- Music Docs
- Nick Broomfield Retrospective
- Ogawa Retrospective
- Regime Change
- Scottish Docs
- Sports Docs
- Student Docs
- Toronto International Film Festival Focus
- Youth Jury Doc
View previous years coverage of the Sheffield DocFest festival:
Doc/Fest Latest Reviews
A forgotten Bulgarian town struggles onwards in this observational documentary.
Four hopefuls compete to become pop idols in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Intimate portrait of the heavyweight boxer.
Three men talk about the sexual abuse they suffered in private schools.
Naomi Wolf explores political changes in the US.
A look at life under Saparmurat Niyazov's regime in Turkmenistan, where he encourages worship of his book.
A journey into the world of MMPORGs.
Interviews with Russian activist and Putin critic Anna Politkovskaya, plus an examination of what happened after her assassination.
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the US during the Vietnam War.
An examination of economic collapse in the US, and of the forces behind it.
Sheffield DocFest Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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