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Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

VICE returns to Sheffield Doc/Fest to launch their Rule Britannia Pitch, offering filmmakers a chance to win a commission from the VICE UK documentary team. … Read entire article »

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Documentary highlights at the Berlinale 2016

Documentary highlights at the Berlinale 2016

The Berlinale is one of Europe’s film festivals which has championed the documentary genre for many years. And 2016 is no different, this year a total of 77 documentaries will be screening in a variety of forms.  … Read entire article »

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The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

Sheffield Doc/Fest might have lost its Deputy Director Charlie Phillips to The Guardian two years ago, but this doesn’t mean Phillips stopped caring for the documentary filmmakers he worked with for so many years. For the second year in a row, the newspaper offers festival delegates the chance to pitch ideas for short docs and get £5000 towards their film and an online premiere on The Guardian website. … Read entire article »

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What to expect from Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next?

What to expect from Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next?

Nobody is surprised to learn of a documentary filmmaker revealing secrets through his work, however, it did come as a surprise to the international film world when we learned that Michael Moore had managed to keep his own film a complete secret. … Read entire article »

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Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will present IDFA Top 10

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will present IDFA Top 10

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris will be putting together this year’s IDFA Top 10, an honour previously bestowed upon acclaimed directors such as Victor Kassakovsky, Werner Herzog and Steve James. … Read entire article »

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The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The Divide is Katharine Round’s long-awaited feature documentary on inequality, and as it turns out, it was worth the wait.   … Read entire article »

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Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Since 2005 the Arab world has its first female racing team, housed in none other than fought-over Palestine. Amber Fares’ first feature length documentary follows these women as they shake up a traditionally all men sport in an all men world.  … Read entire article »

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