Sheffield DocFest 2022

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Alis (Country: Colombia, Chile, Romania; Year: 2022; Director: Nicolas van Hemelryck, Clare Weiskopf; Writer: Tatiana Andrade, Anne Fabini, Gustavo Vasco)
Teenagers in Colombia conjure up a classmate named Alis, who manifests their concerns and desire to break the cultural cycle of violence and hope for a brighter future.
Beauty Of The Beast (Country: Hungary; Year: 2022; Director: Anna Nemes; Stars: Eszter Csonka, Eszter S. -Németh, Yvette Balla, Noémi Szabó)
Profile of female bodybuilders.
A Bunch Of Amateurs (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Kim Hopkins; Writer: Kim Hopkins; Stars: Colin Egglestone, Harry Nicholls, Joe Ogden, Philip Wainman, Marie McCahery, Edmund Davies, Keith Wilcock, Ian Egglestone, Andrew Cockerill, Jeanette Wilson, David Marshall, Judith Simpson, Ian J. Simpson, Jim Walker)
A group of ageing cinephiles attempt to save their film club.
Eat Your Catfish (Country: Turkey, US, Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Adam Isenberg, Noah Amir Arjomand, Senem Tüzen)
Portrait of a woman with motor neurone disease.
Electric Malady (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Marie Liden)
Portrait of a man with electrosensitivity.
Hafreiat (Country: Jordan, Spain, Qatar; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Sardà)
While labouring on an archaeological dig in Jordan, a father excavates his troubled past.
Julie On Line (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Mia Ma)
Shot over five years, the director follows her friend as she tries to reinvent her future and find a way to live with schizophrenia.
Man On Earth (Country: Australia, US; Year: 2022; Director: Amiel Courtin-Wilson)
A man with Parkinson's decides to end his own life via Death with Dignity laws in Washington State
McEnroe (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Barney Douglas; Writer: Barney Douglas; Stars: John McEnroe)
Famous "bad boy of tennis" John McEnroe tells his side of the story of his career.
Midwives (Country: Myanmar; Year: 2022; Director: Hnin Ei Hlaing)
Two midwives work side-by-side in a makeshift clinic in Myanmar.
New Pigs On The Block (Country: Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Jimmy Kets; Writer: Jimmy Kets)
Three pigs in a social community project.
North Circular (Country: Ireland; Year: 2022; Director: Luke McManus; Writer: Luke McManus)
A journey along Dublin's North Circular road.
No Place For You In Our Town (Country: Bulgaria; Year: 2022; Director: Nikolay Stefanov; Writer: Ralitsa Golemanova, Mariana Sabeva, Nikolay Stefanov)
Stepping into a football hooligan community in Bulgaria.
One Day At A Time (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Paul Chambers)
The work of a recovery based living centre.
One In A Million (Country: Germany; Year: 2022; Director: Joya Thome)
Whitney is a rising star of the US gymnastics scene, who has a sizeable following on YouTube. Among them is Yara, who lives in Germany and is one of her biggest fans.
Sansón And Me (Sansón y Yo) (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2022; Director: Rodrigo Reyes; Stars: Antonio González Andrade, Miguel Andrade, Noé Andrade, Gerardo Reyes)
Documentary tracing a young immigrant’s path from coastal Mexico to a life sentence for murder in California.
Singing On The Rooftops (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Enric Ribes; Writer: Isa Campo, Xènia Puiggrós, Enric Ribes; Stars: Gilda Love, Chloe Romero)
The life of a nonagenarian drag queen in Barcelona.
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