Sheffield DocFest 2008

The organisers write - "The Grierson:Sheffield Youth Jury Award runs for its second year in 2008. Only this time there is a cash prize of £2000 to the winner. In conjunction with the Grierson Trust, 4 Talent and Sheffield Doc/Fest we have secured a group of dedicated and passionate youth aged between 16-21 from all over the UK to view and judge a collection of docs from the programme. The Youth Jury will attend Sheffield Doc/Fest to award the first prize to the film that appeals best to young audiences."

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The Order Of Myths The Order Of Myths
The Order Of Myths and Suddenly Last Winter
Frontrunners (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Caroline Suh), Official Site
Student election documentary about competitive resume bolsterers.
It's Always Late For Freedom (Country: Iran; Year: 2007; Director: Mehrdad Oskouei)
Junior (Country: Canada; Year: 2007; Director: Isabelle Lavigne, Stephane Thibault), Official Site
Sports documentary about ice-hockey players and those who scheme on their excellence.
Megunica (Country: Italy; Year: 2008; Director: Lorenzo Fonda), Official Site
A trip to Latin America with grafitti artist, Blu.
The Order Of Myths (Country: USA; Year: 2008; Director: Margaret Brown), Official Site
Using dual Mardi Gras parades, The Order of Myths delves into cultural exploration and integration in a community still stuck in tradition.
Suddenly Last Winter (Improvvisamente, l'inverno Scorso) (Country: Italy; Year: 2008; Director: Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi), Official Site
A gay couple lift the lid on homophobia in Italy.
Zoned In (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Daniela Zanzotto), Official Site
Filmed over the course of nine years, this documentary traces the remarkable journey of 16-year-old Daniel from a Bronx high school to an Ivy League university while simultaneously exploring the role of race and class in the American education system.
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