Sheffield DocFest 2009

From the boxing ring to the dogtrack, there's lots to enjoy in this collection of unusual and insightful films.

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Snowblind Snowblind
Snowblind and Sons Of Cuba
Companion Of Kings (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Tara Manandhar, David O’Neill)
A snapshot of life at the dog tracks through the eyes of the many colourful characters who spend their time there.
Snowblind (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Vikram Jayanti; Writer: Vikram Jayanti; Stars: Rachael Scdoris, Tim Osmar, Joe Runyan, Jerry Scdoris)
A blind woman takes on the challenge of one of the world's toughest dogsled races.
Sons Of Cuba (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Andrew Lang; Stars: Yosvani Bonachea, Cristian Martinez, Santos Urguelles), Official Site
Children at Havana’s state-run boxing academy prepare for the national championships.

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