Sheffield DocFest 2022

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As Prescribed (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Holly Hardman)
Detailing multiple cases of the damage wreaked bybenzodiazepines.
Beneath The Surface (Country: Norway, UK; Year: 2022; Director: Alexander Irvine-Cox)
Exploration of suffering, racism and abuse suffered by indigenous Sámi women, men and children.
The Business Of Birth Control (Sweetening the Pill) (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Abby Epstein; Writer: Holly Grigg-Spall)
Considering the sometimes dark history of the development of the pill.
Children Of Las Brisas (Country: Venezuela, UK; Year: 2022; Director: Marianela Maldonado; Writer: Marianela Maldonado)
Nine years in the lives of young, musically talented Venezuelans.
Fashion Reimagined (Country: US, UK; Year: 2022; Director: Becky Hutner)
Follows fashion designer Amy Powney in her bid to create a collection that’s sustainable on every level.
Garçonnières (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2022; Director: Céline Pernet)
A group of men talk about their notions of masculinity.
The Happy Worker - Or How Work Was Sabotaged (Country: Finland; Year: 2022; Director: John Webster; Writer: Eveliina Kantola, John Webster; Stars: David Graeber, James Harter, Christina Maslach, André Spicer)
Exploring the transformation of the workplace.
Ithaka (Country: Australia, UK; Year: 2021; Director: Ben Lawrence; Writer: Ben Lawrence; Stars: Stella Moris, John Pilger, John Shipton, Ai Weiwei, Vivienne Westwood)
Julian Assange’s wife and father battle the British establishment on behalf of the WikiLeaks founder, who faces a 175-year prison sentence if extradited to the US.
My Name Is Andrea (Year: 2022; Director: Pratibha Parmar; Writer: Andrea Dworkin, Pratibha Parmar; Stars: Andrea Dworkin, Amandla Stenberg, Soko, Andrea Riseborough, Ashley Judd, Christine Lahti, Michael Selle)
Portrait of feminist writer Andrea Dworkin, one of the most controversial and misunderstood figures of the 20th century, who fought passionately for justice and equality for women.
The New Greatness Case (Country: Finland, Croatia, Norway; Year: 2022; Director: Anna Sishova)
Anya was an ordinary teenager, discussing Russian politics and social issues on the internet with a group of friends, when a secret agent joined their chat group and rented them a meeting space – pushing them toward direct physical action. Police stormed their homes to arrest and jail the teens, accusing them of plotting to overthrow the government and fabricating charges of extremism.
The Oil Machine (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Emma Davie)
Exploration of our complex relationship with the oil industry.
Rising Sun Blues (Country: Portugal; Year: 2022; Director: Renata Ferraz, Maria Roxo)
An actress asks a sex worker to help her create a film in which they share secrets of their professions, and they become both filmmakers and characters.

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