Sheffield DocFest 2015

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A Sinner In Mecca A Sinner In Mecca
A Sinner In Mecca and Cartel Land
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution (Year: 2015; Director: Stanley Nelson)
Story of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party.
Cartel Land (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: Matthew Heineman)
Vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican Border with the US take on the drug cartels.
The Confessions Of Thomas Quick (Country: Sweden, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Brian Hill )
Behind the confessions of Sweden's most notorious serial killer.
Good Girl (Country: Norway; Year: 2014; Director: Solveig Melkeraaen; Writer: Solveig Melkeraaen; Stars: Ravn Lanesskog, Solveig Melkeraaen)
A documentarian hit by depression turns her camera on herself.
The Hunting Ground (Year: 2015; Director: Kirby Dick; Writer: Kirby Dick; Stars: Diane Rosenfeld)
Investigation of rape on US university campuses - and the institutional cover-ups.
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King Orion: The Man Who Would Be King
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King and The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King (Country: US, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Jeanie Finlay; Writer: Jeanie Finlay)
The mystery and surprising history of the man with Elvis Presley's voice.
Portraits Of A Search (Country: Mexico; Year: 2014; Director: Alicia Calderón Torres )
Following three mothers of people who have 'disappeared' during President Calderon's war on drugs.
The Russian Woodpecker (Country: US, UK, Ukraine; Year: 2014; Director: Chad Gracia; Writer: Chad Gracia)
A Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life by revealing it, amid growing clouds of revolution and war.
A Sinner In Mecca (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Parvez Sharma; Stars: Parvez Sharma)
An openly gay documentary maker undertakes the Hajj, attempting to resolve his difficult relationship with his faith.
A Syrian Love Story (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Sean McAllister )
Amer met Ragda, when both were locked up in a Syrian jail for speaking out against an oppressive regime. Twenty years and four sons later, filmmaker Sean McAllister comes into their lives, as Amer is waiting for Ragda, who has once again been imprisoned.
The Hunting Ground The Hunting Ground
The Hunting Ground and A Syrian Love Story
Tea Time (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Maite Alberdi )
Elderly women who have met for tea for more than six decades.
A Young Patriot (Country: France, China; Year: 2015; Director: Haibin Du; Writer: Haibin Du)
Documentary charts the coming of age of a passionate Chinese teenage patriot.
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