10 films at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 runs from 6-11 June and we are excited to have ten Dogwoof films screening at the festival. See the full lineup below.

Apollo 11 

This gripping sci-fi epic consists of extremely rare and never before seen 65mm footage of the first successful trip to the moon by Apollo 11 in 1969.

Hail Satan?

This film follows controversial religious movement The Satanic Temple as they strive for religious freedom in America with politics and humour.

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Honeyland

Bittersweet documentary Honeyland tells the story of beekeeper Hatidze Muratova, fighting to maintain the traditional methods of bee farming by harnessing a deep connection with nature.

Midnight Family

In Mexico City Midnight Family documents a family run private ambulance and the family struggling to run it and make ends meet, to give a snapshot of the difficult living situations faced by many Mexicans.

Mike Wallace is Here

Mike Wallace is Here takes a closer look at ‘60 minutes’ presenter Mike Wallace and his confrontational and unforgettable interviewing style.

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One Child Nation

First-time mother and filmmaker Nanfu Wang uncovers the untold history of China's One-Child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.

The Brink

Contentious figure Steve Bannon is the subject for this politically charged film, following his life and career moves after being Trump’s chief strategist, from the 2018 mid-term elections to unifying far-right European parties.


Watergate

This documentary re-opens the infamous Watergate case from the Nixon era with new interviews, information and archive footage. Academy Award® -winning director Charles Ferguson investigates the complex conspiracy case led by former president Richard Nixon.

XY Chelsea

XY Chelsea tells the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017. XY Chelsea is the journey of her fight for survival and dignity, and her transition from prisoner to a free transgender woman.

Dark Suns

The bleak monochrome colour scheme used in Dark Suns is reflective of the dire situations documented in the film, detailing the effects of cartel violence in Mexico on families and communities.