Sheffield DocFest 2009

A selection of the most exciting new short European documentaries.

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Happy Jews (Country: Poland, Israel; Year: 2009; Director: Jonathan Rozenbaum)
A film director explores his Jewish roots and ponders the meaning of family.
Notes On The Other (Country: Spain; Year: 2009; Director: Sergio Oksman; Writer: Carlos Muguiro, Sergio Oksman; Stars: Pío Guerendiain)
An exploration of the complex identities of Ernest Hemingway and the people who have taken it upon themselves to become him.
Slaves (Slavar) (Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark; Year: 2008; Director: David Aronowitsch, Hanna Heilborn)
Animated documentary sees two Sudanese children recall time they spent as slaves.
Till It Hurts (Country: Poland; Year: 2009; Director: Marcin Koszalka)
A documentary about a middle aged psychiatrist whose new romance upsets his relationship with the protective mother is whose house he still resides.
Wagah (Country: Germany; Year: 2009; Director: Supriyo Sen)
A documentary looking at the strange ritual behaviour of guards looking after India and Pakistan's only official border crossing.

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