The Moo Man is among the films screening The Moo Man is among the films screening

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.

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The story of a woman shut away by her family for 25 years, who became a published poet, politician and activist.
The Exorcist (Director's Cut)
The Exorcist (Director's Cut)
A mother fights to save her child, who may be possessed by a demon.
I Am Divine
I Am Divine
A documentary about the film star, pop star and all round legend.
Emptying The Skies
Emptying The Skies
Documentary about songbird poaching.
The Big Melt
The Big Melt
Celebration of the steel industry.
The Square
The Square
Examination of the revolution in Egypt, from the perspective of a group of activists.
After Tiller
After Tiller
A look at the work of late term abortion providers in the US.
Dirty Wars
Dirty Wars
When an Afghan family is attacked by US soldiers, a journalist sets out to investigate.
God Loves Uganda
God Loves Uganda
Documentary exploration of the agenda of right-wing US evangelicals.
 Which Way Is The Front Line from Here? The Life And Time Of Tim Hetherington
Which Way Is The Front Line from Here? The Life And Time Of Tim Hetherington
Tribute to the photojournalist and documentarian who was killed in Libya in 2011.
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Sheffield DocFest Features

How The Gatekeepers opened up
Dror Moreh on documenting the opinions of six former Shin Bet chiefs.
Pint of view
Andy Heathcote, Heike Bachelier and Steve Hook talk about documentary The Moo Man.

Sheffield DocFest News

Act Of Killing takes top Doc/Fest prize
The Square, God Loves Uganda and Alma, A Tale Of Violence also win in Sheffield.

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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