Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 runs from 7-12 June and we are excited to have ten Dogwoof films screening at the festival. See the full lineup below.
A film by Lauren Greenfield
The fruition of a 25-year documentary inquiry into what has been called “the influence of affluence”, a searing exploration of the aspiration for wealth.
A film by Mark Cousins
Filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.
A film by Khalik Allah
Khalik Allah weaves the voices of Jamaica - the prostitutes, faith healers and old timers - into a mesmerising tapestry. Shooting through a singular lens, Allah creates a wondrous mosaic reflecting the natural, spiritual and cultural fabric of contemporary Jamaica in all its glory.
Under the Wire - WORLD PREMIERE
A film by Chris Martin
On 13 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.
Minding the Gap - UK PREMIERE
A film by Bing Liu
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
Commander Arian - UK PREMIERE
A film by Alba Sotorra
On the frontline of the Syrian war, a 30-year-old commander leads her female battalion to retake an ISIS-controlled city and emerges severely wounded, forcing her to redefine herself in this empowering tale of emancipation and freedom.
América - UK PREMIERE
A film by Erik Stoll and Chase Whiteside
A charming Mexican adventure about three mismatched brothers and their 93-year-old grandmother in a film about family ties, which will evoke both laughter and tears.
Time Trial - UK PREMIERE
A film by Finlay Pretsell
First time film director Finlay Pretsell make his UK debut at Sheffield.
ON HER SHOULDERS - uk premiere
A film by Alexandria Bombach
Mobbed by iPhone cameras and pushy reporters, 23-year-old Nadia Murad leads a harrowing but vital crusade: to speak out on behalf of the embattled Yazidi community who face mass extermination by ISIS militants. Nadia is forced to revisit these realities again and again, for without her testimony the genocide happening right in front of the world’s eyes might go completely unnoticed.
Have You Seen Listers? - UK PREMIERE
A film by Eddie Martin
A candid and personal family portrait as young father Anthony Lister embarks on the rocky road to become the world’s greatest street artist.