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Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Friday, 09 June 2017 until Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling.

Operating in the heart of UK, we’re a hub for all documentary and non-fiction content across all platforms, from feature length to shorts, and including interactive, augmented reality, and virtual reality projects.

The Festival comprises:
- Film programme of the very best in international documentary screenings;
- Alternate Realities for innovation in interactive , augmented reality and virtual reality projects;
- Talks & Sessions with high profile speakers, to inspire, inform and debate;
- Marketplace for international business, delegations, pitching and training;
- Social events and networking;
- All Year screenings, talks and training outside of the festival period.

Across all of its programmes, Doc/Fest gives guests the opportunity to explore documentary within one unique, six-day festival experience.

Every year, we’re proud to connect thousands of creatives with industry players in a nurturing environment, resulting in the discovery of new talent, new collaborations, and new commissions for cinema, television and online.

We host a festival experience that is creatively inspiring, and the place for pioneering and innovative filmmakers, ideas, projects, debate and thinking – as well as for business, pitching and training.

Sheffield Doc/Fest welcomes over 32,700 Festival goers each year, including over 3,500 industry delegates from over 60 countries.


Some of the Films...

  • Dream Boat
  • Uriel y Jade
  • Queerama
  • Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (The)
  • Portrait of Jason
  • Quest
  • Strong Island
  • Dina
  • Bayard & Me
  • Mr Gay Syria
  • Chavela

These are the LGBT films on offer, an impressive selection!!! And, a significant nod to the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality...with some extremely rare screenings!

The full 2017 programme can be found here

Bayard & Me

Black Cap Drag

Carnage - Swallowing the Past



Dream Boat

Electro-Pythagorus: A Portrait of Martin Bartlett

Forbidden Games

Half a Life

Mr. Gay Syria

Portrait of Jason


Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution


Strong Island

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

Uriel and Jade


What's a Girl Like You...

What's Happening?

And, these are some of the films that we've got our eye on...

All That Is

A Modern Man

Artificial Sunshine

Ask the Sexpert

A Suitable Girl

Bruk Out!

Daughters of Destiny

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Dirty Girls




For Ahkeem

Freedom For The Wolf

Geek Girls

Give Me Future


Jaha's Promise

La Chana

Leonora Carrington - The Lost Surrealist

Lost in Vagueness

Love and Hate Crime

Mada Underground

Mama Colonel

More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters

My Mother is Pink

Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan, Gawker and the Trials of a Free Press

Ouaga Girls

Out of Thin Air

Still Tomorrow

    • Director(s): Jian Fan
    • Country: China
    • Year: 2016
    • Duration: 88 min

The Departure

The Third Option

The Work

Tonite Let's All Make Love in London


Unseen Enemy



Whitney "Can I Be Me"


You Have No Idea How Much I Love You




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