A digital art exhibition exploring current realities, a dramatised reality and an alternate reality. With audio, CGI, installation and augmented reality. Ahead of the autumn exhibition, delve behind the scenes in Doc/Fest's Artist Spotlight series.
Our Sheffield culture calendar is now focused on promoting virtual events. Helping you continue to enjoy art and culture from Sheffield, at home.
Wed. 30 September 2020
Led by Lee Affen, this workshop will explore the relationship between sound and film. You will look at how sound can change the meaning of a piece of film, and create your own mix using sound clips and film provided.
Wed. 21 October 2020
Kehinde Bankole has played roles in Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, blockbuster films in Nigeria, and ia Netflix Original series by Akin Omotoso. In this workshop she equips aspiring and upcoming actors with skills that have enabled her success.
Fri. 27 November 2020
Utopia Theatre presents a biographical film on Michael Henry, ahead of the musical director, vocalist and composer’s In Conversation event taking place on Friday 4th December.
One of the greatest filmmakers of all time. The man who ate his shoe after losing a bet, who was shot whilst being interviewed, and who has made countless features and docs exploring man’s eternal struggle against nature. Filmed at Doc/Fest 2019.
Calling all filmmakers, artists and members of the film, digital art and related industries! Get access to the documentary festival's online programme of screenings, talks, pitches, and panel sessions with the Digital Industry Pass.
A tale of one woman's quest to challenge not only the system but also herself, and the second film by Haifaa Al-Mansour (the Saudi director of 2012's charming and groundbreaking Wadjda). Rent it online and send proceeds towards our beloved Showroom.
Turner prize winning artist Jeremy Deller talks to Site Gallery Creative Director Sharna Jackson, exploring the ability of art and social movements to illuminate the politics of everyday life. From the Doc/Fest 2019 Exchange programme of free talks.
Lloyd Stewart has been a well-known and respected part of Sheffield’s boxing, bodybuilding and gym community since the 1960s. Watch this short documentary about 'Lloydie' by Museums Sheffield, from Weston Park Museum's display on his accomplishments.
Join Sheffield Transformed for their Quarantine Film Club, a series of films on political themes that you enjoy from home in the online company of others.
Revisit former years at ShAFF (Sheffield Adventure Film Festival) and support filmmakers, with the festival's guides to adventure films that are available to rent online.
Artist and activist Ai Weiwei in conversation at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 following the screening of his film The Rest, about refugees who fled war and persecution and arrived in Europe yet have not found the safe havens of their dreams.
A conversation with For Sama directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts and protagonist Hamza al-Kateab, hosted by TV's Jon Snow. Told as a message from a young Syrian mother to her daughter, For Sama traces Waad's life through the uprising in Aleppo.
Thu. 6 June 2019 — Thu. 24 June 2021
In the spirit of togetherness, the team at Sheffield Doc/Fest have put together a list of documentary films screened at previous editions of the festival, which are now available to watch online.
Seahorse follows Freddy, a gay transgender man, in his quest to carry his own baby. Stream Freddy and the documentary's director Jeanie Finlay in conversation, filmed at Doc/Fest 2019.
The first in a series of free online film lists for your home viewing adventures, curated by Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF). Featuring skiing against a solar eclipse, freerunning on the Isle of Man, and more.
Another week, another roundup of top adventure films to enjoy for free! This week's list from the ShAFF team covers awe-inspiring places, traversing the Canadian Rockies by paraglider, a beautiful story about an ageing climber, and more.
Ready for an adventure, or five? This week's list of free online films courtesy of ShAFF (Sheffield Adventure Film Festival) includes Greenland explorers, a colourful ultra run, Antarctica climbing epicness, and more.
Follow an ultra runner to victory on Mont-Blanc. Visit a little known Cumbiran crag. Get to know the people who make an aid station happen. See cycling on the rooftops of Gran Canaria. Join a pro kayaker as they paddle over Niagara Falls.
A new Sheffield-made family adventure film, following three kids on the run with a couple of donkeys – now available to watch online.
A film from Taiwan's Performosa Theatre, entangling family histories and stories about drifting within Asian islands. From economic immigration to war turmoil, time is used to look at the unsolved refugee crises, history and geography.
Another dose of adrenaline from the ShAFF team. This week's online films feature moments of reflection 1200m off the ground, a bikepacking journey to the very north-west tip of Scotland, one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges, and more.
A week's worth of adventure films from ShAFF. Featuring paragliding over the Alaska Range, a look at skiing and climate change, a crack climb, a fun ride around rural Scotland, and one of the oldest and toughest mountain races in the world.