Sheffield DocFest 2019

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Access: Working Women (Country: UK; Year: 1975; Director: Tyne Tees Television & Working Women's Charter Group)
An episode of a TV show, examining pay and conditions for women.
Audre Lorde In Conversation (Country: UK; Year: 1985; Director: Viv Bietz, Shaheen Haq, Pratibha Parmar, Ingrid Pollard)
A candid conversation between the Late Start collective and Audre Lorde.
Being White (Country: UK; Year: 1987; Director: Albany Video)
Various white people discuss issues related to skin colour and the injustice of white privileges, as well as the prejudice towards ethnic minorities.
The Body Of A Poet: A Tribute To Audre Lorde (Country: US; Year: 1995; Director: Sonali Fernando)
Meditation on the life and work of the lesbian, feminist warrior poet who died of breast cancer.
Bred And Born (Country: UK; Year: 1983; Director: Joanna Davis, Mary Pat Leece; Stars: Ber Alcock, Carol Biggs, Jocelyn Cornwell, Marty Cruikshank, Anna Edgar, Mandy Fayne, Maggie Ford, Gillian Harsup, Sandra Jacobs, Amelia Jeyes, Loraine Leason, Heather Lockwood, Carys Pearce, Karen Sine, Chris Smith)
Four generations of women in an East London family talk about their experiences and a women's group discuss being mothers and daughters.
Crops And Robbers (Country: UK; Year: 1986; Director: Leeds Animation Workshop)
Animated film points out the connections between surplus and famine.
Emergence (Country: UK; Year: 1986; Director: Pratibha Parmar)
A video featuring Black and Third World women artists and poets.
From A To D (Country: UK; Year: 1994; Director: Janey Walklin)
An experimental domestic narrative.
How Does An Invisible Boy Disappear (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Liverpool Black Women Filmmakers, Rehana Zaman)
Emerging from a nine-month collaboration with Liverpool Black Women Filmmakers, a new women's film collective made up of young women from a Somali & Pakistani background, this film documents the group as they work together to create a thriller.
Khush (Country: UK; Year: 1991; Director: Pratibha Parmar)
A film exploring the lives of Asian lesbian and gay men in Britain and India.
Out To The Family (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Leeds Animation Workshop)
Six families, from a wide range of backgrounds, come to terms with the developing sexual or gender identity of a son or daughter.
Risky Business (Country: UK; Year: 1980; Director: Leeds Animation Workshop)
Animation about health and safety at work.
A Short Film About Us (Country: UK; Year: 1996; Director: Rita Smith)
An exploration of how cultural identity effects the way you feel about being a lesbian.
A Tribute to Black Women (They Don't Get a Chance) (Country: UK; Year: 1986; Director: Ann Carney, Barbara Phillips)
Highlighting the lack of education about successful black women.
Video 28 (Year: 1988; Director: Vera Productions)
A celebration and a record of some of the many fight back events against Section 28 of the Local Government Act.
Visible (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Campbell X)
The challenges of QPOC history.
Women Of Steel (Country: UK; Year: 1984; Director: Jenny Woodley)
Women recall their work in munitions factories in the Second World War.
You'll Never Work Alone (Year: 1984; Director: WiTCH)
Exploring the ins and outs of a co-operative.

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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