Sheffield DocFest 2019

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What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? and XY Chelsea
Apollo 11 (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Todd Douglas Miller)
A purely archival reconstruction of humanity’s first trip to another world, featuring never-before-seen 70mm footage and never-before-heard audio from the mission.
The Brink (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Alison Klayman; Stars: Stephen K Bannon, Louis Aliot, Sean Bannon, Patrick Caddell, Steve Cortes, Sharice Davids, Yasmine Dehaene-Modrikamen, Filip Dewinter, Kent Ekeroth, Lena Epstein, Nigel Farage, Laure Ferrari, Daniel Fleuette, David Frum, Paul Gosar)
Following former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections.
Hail Satan? (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Penny Lane; Stars: Jex Blackmore, Nicholas Crowe, Lucien Greaves)
A look at the intersection of religion and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. The Temple is calling for a Satanic revolution to save the nation’s soul. But are they for real?
Honeyland (Country: Republic of Macedonia; Year: 2019; Director: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov)
When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland's basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.
Knock Down The House (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rachel Lears; Stars: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, Joe Crowley, Paula Jean Swearengin, Amy Vilela, Isra Allison, Zoltan Boka, Saikat Chakrabarti, Jozette Figueredo, Shalynne Figueredo, Jo-Ann Floyd-Whitehead, Darryl Gray, John Iadarola, Keenan Korth, Joe Manchin III)
Four young Democratic candidates take on established incumbents in the US 2018 election.
Honeyland Honeyland
Honeyland and Knock Down The House
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini; Stars: Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner)
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
XY Chelsea (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Tim Travers Hawkins; Writer: Mark Monroe; Stars: Chelsea Manning)
Following the shock commutation of her sentence, whistleblower and trans woman Chelsea Manning prepares to leave an all-male military prison in Kansas and transition to living life for the first time as a free woman.
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