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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

A Conversation with Werner Herzog

One of the greatest filmmakers of all time finally made it to Sheffield for Doc/Fest 2019.

The man who ate his own shoe after losing a bet to Errol Morris, the man who was shot whilst being interviewed by Mark Kermode, the man who has made countless features and documentaries exploring man’s eternal struggle against nature. If you missed the chance to hear that unmistakable voice in person, you can now enjoy it in the video below.

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We Will Not Be Erased: A Book Club Discussion About gal-dem’s I Will Not Be Erased

Sahra, Aisha and other members and friends of The Lit Collective discuss gal-dem’s essay collection I Will Not Be Erased. Reflecting on what lessons they would impart on their younger selves and the importance of role models in and beyond literature.

CMC 2019 Keynote: Nadiya Hussain

Ahead of the publication of her first children’s picture book, Nadiya took to the stage to open CMC 2019. Watch her discuss mental health, intolerance, inequality, as she considers what we can all do to inspire young people to feel truly limitless.

Eelyn Lee

An artist and filmmaker, exploring race, identity and ‘othering’, and challenging commonly accepted narratives of past, present and future.

Britishness

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A creative documentary by Eelyn Lee, who joins a group of young writers from Sheffield on a quest to find out the meaning of Britishness – through poetry and interviews with the likes of former Lord Mayor Magid Magid, amongst others. Read our review.