Sheffield DocFest 2009

A diverse collection of short films by UK filmmakers.

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Unearthing The Pen Unearthing The Pen
Unearthing The Pen and Lauren's Story
1000 Voices (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Tim Travers Hawkins; Writer: Tim Travers Hawkins; Stars: Adam Buxton, Tamsin Clarke), Official Site
Dark animation which gathers together voices of detained asylum seekers.
Abundance (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Hannah Skrinar)
Meet a group of Sheffield-based environmentalists developing innovative ways to access healthy food.
Ashes To Diamonds (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: David Brindley)
A portrait of several UK residents who have chosen unusual ways to dispose of their loved ones' ashes.
Grandad... (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Scott Dawe)
A young man tries to identify the strangers appearing in his grandfather's old 8mm films.
Into That Good Night (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: James Ross)
Three dying men come together to participate in a photography project.
1000 Voices 1000 Voices
1000 Voices and Steel Homes
Lauren's Story (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Laura Hyde; Stars: Lauren Graves)
A documentary about a visually impaired teenager determined to challenge others' perceptions of people like her.
On The Run With Abdul (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Kristian Hove, David Lalé, James Newton)
A documentary looking at one man who is living in poverty on the French coast waiting to get a boat to England.
Peter In Radioland (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Johanna Wagner)
Observational documentary about the filmmaker's father and his love of analogue technology.
The Poet Of Baghdad (Country: UK, Iraq; Year: 2009; Director: Georgie Weedon)
A documentary following famous Iraqi poet Nabeel Yasin on his return home from exile.
A Regular Black: The Hidden Wuthering Heights (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Adam Low)
A documentary examining issues of class and race in Emily Bronte's classic novel.
The Space You Leave (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Theresa von Eltz; Writer: Theresa von Eltz; Stars: Kit Jackson, Robbie Jarvis, Carla Juri, Daniel Unwin)
A teenager visiting Sicily befriends a stranger but experiences painful memories when visiting local ruins.
Steel Homes (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Eva Weber)
Self-storage units are windows into human histories: the silent cells with their discarded objects and dust-covered furniture are inscribed with past dreams, secret hopes and of lives we cannot let go.
This Is My Family (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Max Goldini)
A documentary looking at what life is like for families where there are big age differences between the children.
Unearthing The Pen (Country: UK, Uganda; Year: 2009; Director: Carol Salter; Stars: Locheng)
A bold young Karimojong boy digs in the ground to unearth a curse his tribal elders once put on education.

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