Sheffield DocFest 2022

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Adam Ondra: Pushing the Limit (Country: Czech Republic, Italy; Year: 2022; Director: Jan Simanek, Petr Záruba)
A record of a Czech rock climber’s career and his preparations for the debut of the climbing competition at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Beba (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Rebeca Huntt; Writer: Rebeca Huntt; Stars: Rebeca Huntt)
We follow Afro-Latina filmmaker Rebeca Huntt, the titular Beba, as she takes us on the journey through her experience growing up.
Four Journeys (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2021; Director: Louis Hothothot; Writer: Louis Hothothot)
A second-born child during the height of China’s one-child policy, Louis Hothothot returns home to reconcile decades of guilt and familial discord.
I Didn't See You There (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Reid Davenport)
Spurred by the spectacle of a circus tent that goes up outside his Oakland apartment, a disabled filmmaker launches into an unflinching meditation on freakdom, (in)visibility, and the pursuit of individual agency.
Ladies Only (Country: Germany, India; Year: 2021; Director: Rebana Liz John; Writer: Rebana Liz John)
In the women-only compartments of Mumbai’s complex local train network, passengers share their anger, aspirations and stories of womanhood.
Master Of Light (Country: Netherlands, US; Year: 2022; Director: Rosa Ruth Boesten)
A classical painter who spent ten years in federal prison travels to his hometown to paint his family members.
My Paper Life (Country: Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Vida Dena; Writer: Vida Dena)
An Iranian filmmaker befriends a Syrian family in Brussels and they communicate past traumas and future dreams through drawings.
No Simple Way Home (Country: Kenya, South Africa; Year: 2022; Director: Akuol de Mabior; Writer: Akuol de Mabior; Stars: Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior)
The daughter of Rebecca and John Garang returns to South Sudan to document her mother’s attempts to forge peace on the political stage.
No U-Turn (Country: France, Nigeria, South Africa, Germany; Year: 2022; Director: Ike Nnaebue)
As a young man, celebrated Nigerian director Ike Nnaebue left Nigeria taking the route via Benin, Mali, and Mauritania to Morocco where he was forced to turn back, unable to reach Europe. In his first documentary, No U-Turn, he retraces the life-changing journey he made over 20 years ago.
Off The Rails (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Peter Day)
Two urbex and parkour-obsessed teenagers face-up to reality following the death of their friend.
Swing And Sway (Country: US, Brazil; Year: 2022; Director: Adriana Barbosa, Fernanda Pessoa)
A series of video letters inspired by experimental female filmmakers.

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