Sheffield DocFest 2015

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Limited Partnership Limited Partnership
Limited Partnership and Best Of Enemies
Almost There (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Dan Rybicky, Aaron Wickenden; Stars: Peter Anton)
An exploration of an elerly artist's past has unexpected effects on his future.
Best Of Enemies (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville; Writer: Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville; Stars: Dick Cavett, Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley Jr., Noam Chomsky, Christopher Hitchens, Matt Tyrnauer, Brooke Gladstone, Ginia Bellafante, Sam Tanenhaus)
A behind-the-scenes account of the explosive 1968 televised debates between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F Buckley Jr, and their rancorous disagreements about politics, God, and sex.
The Divide (Security, Insecurity And The Future Of The West, The Spirit Level, Seven Windows) (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Katharine Round; Writer: Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson), Official Site
The story of the rising gap between rich and poor, told through seven individual accounts.
The Empire Of Scents (Le Nez) (Country: Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Kim Nguyen)
Exploration of our sense of smell.
Guidelines (La marche à suivre) (Country: Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Jean-François Caissy)
Documentary about youngsters on the cusp of adolescence.
The Divide The Divide
The Divide and Planetary
I Want To Be A King (Country: Iran; Year: 2014; Director: Mehdi Ganji; Writer: Mehdi Ganji)
A man who has turned to ecotourism in a nomadic area of Iran.
Kings Of Nowhere (Los reyes del pueblo que no existe) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: Betzabé García; Writer: Betzabé García; Stars: Irineo Osuna Enciso, María Aura Zazueta Lamphar, Ramiro Osuna Moreno, Paula Sánchez Osuna, Cipriano Osuna Sánchez), Official Site
Story of the struggle of families living in a partially submerged village in Mexico.
Landfill Harmonic (Country: Paraguay, Norway, Brazil, US; Year: 2015; Director: Brad Allgood, Graham Townsley, Juliana Peñaranda-Loftus)
Garbage from a landfill is used to create instruments for the local children, who form the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay, which turns their lives around.
Limited Partnership (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Thomas G Miller; Stars: Tony Sullivan, Richard Adams)
Two men who married in Colorado in 1975 recall their struggle for true equality and talk of the love that kept them going.
The Mask You Live In (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom; Writer: Jessica Congdon, Jennifer Siebel Newsom)
Is there a "boy crisis" in America? Is our male population suffering due to our emphasis on power, dominance, and aggression? The Mask You Live In explores how our narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men, and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
Meru Meru
Meru and Landfill Harmonic
Meru (Country: US, India; Year: 2014; Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi; Stars: Jon Krakauer, Renan Ozturk, Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jennifer Lowe-Anker, Amee Hinkley)
A documentary about the ascent of an unconquered mountain.
Planetary (Country: UK, US, Canada, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, Tanzania; Year: 2015; Director: Guy Reid; Writer: Steve Watts Kennedy; Stars: Janine Benyus, Ronald Garan, Joan Halifax, Paul Hawken, Karmapa The 17th, Elizabeth Lindsey, David Loy, Joanna Macey, Bill McKibben, Subonfu Some)
Philosophical musings on the state of the Earth.
Scrum (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Poppy Stockell; Writer: Poppy Stockell)
Documentary about the gay rugby world cup.
Surviving Sandy Hook (Country: US, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Jezza Neumann; Stars: David Burke, J.T. Lewis, Scarlett Lewis)
Three families talk about their experiences in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
Tyke Elephant Outlaw (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Susan Lambert, Stefan Moore)
The story of a circus elephant that went on a rampage in Honolulu.
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