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Sheffield Doc/Fest celebrates its 20th year in 2013.
The festival will showcase 77 features and 33 short films between June 12 and 16. This year will include a retrospective of Shohei Imamura's films.
Awards include the Special Jury Award, Sheffield Student Doc award, Sheffield Green Doc Award for environmentally themed films, the Sheffield Innovation Award for most radical, most digital, most cutting edge films and the Youth Jury Award for films that best appeal to young audiences. This year also sees the inauguration of a Short Doc award.
View Films by Strand:
- Behind The Beats
- Best Of British
- Cross Platform
- EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture)
- Films On Film
- First Cut
- Global Encounters
- Les Blank Tribute
- Michael Grigsby Tribute
- NYT Op-Docs
- Queer Screen
- Shohei Imamura Retrospective
- Short Docs
- The Habit Of Art
- This Sporting Life
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Doc/Fest Latest Reviews
The story of a woman shut away by her family for 25 years, who became a published poet, politician and activist.
A mother fights to save her child, who may be possessed by a demon.
A documentary about the film star, pop star and all round legend.
Documentary about songbird poaching.
Celebration of the steel industry.
Examination of the revolution in Egypt, from the perspective of a group of activists.
A look at the work of late term abortion providers in the US.
When an Afghan family is attacked by US soldiers, a journalist sets out to investigate.
Documentary exploration of the agenda of right-wing US evangelicals.
Tribute to the photojournalist and documentarian who was killed in Libya in 2011.
Sheffield DocFest Features
Sheffield DocFest News
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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