Sheffield DocFest 2024

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Nocturnes and Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa
Britain's Forgotten Prisoners (Country: UK; Year: 2024; Director: Martin Read)
Documentary about prisoners incarcerated indefinitely under public protection laws.
Her Name Was Moviola (Country: UK; Year: 2024; Director: Howard Berry; Writer: Walter Murch; Stars: Mike Leigh, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Walter Murch, Howard Berry, Dan Farrell)
Love letter to the Moviola editing machine.
Hollywoodgate (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Ibrahim Nash'at)
Documentary exploring oppression in Syria.
Journey (Country: Sri Lanka; Year: 2024; Director: Visakesa Chandrasekaram)
The stories of five women who survived the horrors of civil war in Sri Lanka are transformed into performance art.
Life Is Beautiful (Al Haya Helwa) (Country: Norway, Palestinian Territories; Year: 2023; Director: Mohamed Jabaly; Writer: Mohamed Jabaly; Stars: Mohamed Jabaly)
Documentary follows the filmmaker's own displacement in Norway after being able to return home to Gaza.
Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Lucy Walker; Stars: Lhakpa Sherpa)
A single mother working as a dishwasher has another life as a record-breaking mountain climber and the first Nepali woman ever to reach the summit of Everest.
My Sextortion Diary (Country: Spain; Year: 2024; Director: Patricia Franquesa; Writer: Patricia Franquesa; Stars: Patricia Franquesa)
A thriller documentary about how the filmmaker responded to a digital blackmail situation after her computer was stolen.
Nocturnes (Country: US, India; Year: 2024; Director: Anirban Dutta, Anupama Srinivasan)
In the dense forests of the Eastern Himalayas, moths are whispering something to us. In the dark of night, two curious observers shine a light on this secret universe.
Sapir (Country: Israel; Year: 2024; Director: Liran Atzmor; Writer: Liran Atzmor; Stars: Sapir Berman)
A portrait of the world’s first professional league transgender football referee, who finds herself at personal and professional crossroads.
Simon And Marianne (Country: Canada; Year: 2024; Director: Pier-Luc Latulippe, Martin Fournier)
An account of the last summer a couple spend together after one of them is diagnosed with a terminal illness.
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