Sheffield DocFest 2008

The organisers say this strand offers "the chance to explore and wonder at an artists genius and sometimes troubled mind, from conception to completetion."

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Paradise Regained Paradise Regained
Paradise Regained and Here's Johnny
Cyanosis (Sianoze) (Country: Iran, US; Year: 2008; Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami), Official Site
Portrait of a Tehran street artist.
Here's Johnny (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Kat Mansoor, A Lavis, W Hood; Stars: John Wagner), Official Site
Documentary about comic book artist John Hicklenton.
In A Dream (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Jeremiah Zagar), Official Site
Exploration of the work of mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar.
Megunica (Country: Italy; Year: 2008; Director: Lorenzo Fonda), Official Site
A trip to Latin America with grafitti artist, Blu.
Paradise Regained (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Steve James)
Art and reality cross paths in the lives of an American street artist and his clients.
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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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