Sheffield DocFest 2011

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Boswell in Space (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Emma Lennox, Mitch Miller)
Come on a web-documentary journey to befriend the original documentarian James Boswell - an 18th century writer, manic depressive, sex addict, and father of the travel journal - and follow his adventures around the UK. This is storytelling for the 21st century, encompassing hangings, illicit affairs, 18th century 'true crime' reporting and father and son disputes.
In Situ (Country: France; Year: 2011; Director: Antoine Viviani)
A feature length and non-linear web documentary, In Situ shows how artists and thinkers can transform Europe’s urban space to change the way we live. With public spaces typically overcrowded, noisy and excessive, the film explores alternative poetic and personal imaginings, put in motion through successively monumental, radical, secret and magical experiences
Jarvis Cocker's Musical Map of Sheffield (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: N/A N/A)
If you are in here at Doc/Fest with no knowledge of Sheffield, be sure to take time out for Jarvis Cocker’s intimate audio tour of his hometown. He takes us through the Sheffield of his childhood – and an embarrassing lederhosen episode – as well as the huge changes to the city in the past two decades. He also introduces the music of Sheffield stars, including Joe Cocker, Cabaret Voltaire, The Human League and Artery.
Our War (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: May Abdalla)
Remote Tarnsmissions (Country: Australia, Cambodia; Year: 2011; Director: Jeni Lee, Sieh Mchawala, Koam Chanrasmey, Martin Potter)

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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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