Sheffield DocFest 2008

Doc/Fest are so proud of these we decided they deserved an awrd this year. Take a moment to watch our Student Docs and marvel in their accomplishment. Watch out for this new and up coming talent.

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Goleshovo Goleshovo
Goleshovo and 12 Notes Down
12 Notes Down (12 Toner Ned) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2008; Director: Andreas Koefoed)
A young choir singer's life falls apart when his voice breaks.
Ambulantes (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Daniel Giannini Gonzalez), Official Site
Two Brazilians make a living by selling goods on Rio beaches.
Auntie Niecey (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Jim Morgan)
Intimate portrait of a 36 year old woman trying to become a mother.
Being Frank (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Jacob Kjær Pedersen), Official Site
A look at a former military intelligence officer and whistleblower whose life now lies in ruins.
Chungking Dream (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Jean-Louis Schuller), Official Site
Life in the Chungking Mansions apartment complex in Hong Kong.
Cyanosis (Sianoze) (Country: Iran, US; Year: 2008; Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami), Official Site
Portrait of a Tehran street artist.
Goleshovo (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Ilian Metev), Official Site
A forgotten Bulgarian town struggles onwards in this observational documentary.
I Dream of Variety (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Luke Sewell)
Delapidated club seeks resurrection wizard, apply within.
Mee And My Dad (Country: Thailand; Year: 2008; Director: Lorne Kramer)
A filmmaker attends his 60 year old father's wedding to a 27 year old Thai woman.
Sprinters (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Sam Blair)
An exploration of top-level athletes.
We Are Saharawi (Country: Algeria, UK; Year: 2008; Director: Martha Fernzandez)
Documentary about two people slipping between the cracks of modern Britain.
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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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