Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019

With 2019 marking its 26th year, Sheffield Doc/Fest is the UK’s premier documentary film festival.
Under the tagline “Ways of Seeing” the festival prides itself in diversity, screening compelling stories from around the world.

See our look at some of the films featured in 2019.

Click on the film title to see our review.


Nomad In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Nomad: In The Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
European Premiere

The latest feature from director Werner Herzog – a deeply personal film and a fascinating journey around the world, over time and discovery.



World Premiere

An exploration of relationships, MOTHER is an infinitely moving film.



European Premiere

A phenomenal story about what makes us who we are.



Let It Burn
UK Premiere

An observational portrait exploring the lives of those often left behind.


Dark Suns

Dark Suns
UK Premiere

An unrelenting investigation into mass disappearances across Mexico, urging you to pay attention.
See our interview with director Julien Elie >here<.



Once Aurora
UK Premiere

A coming-of-age music documentary as uplifting as it is potent.
See our interview with director Benjamin Langeland and producer Thorvald Nilsen >here<.



UK Premiere

“a documentary doesn’t only show the good stuff” – a standout film revealing loss and friendship.



Searching Eva
UK Premiere

A challenging commentary on the understandings of identity.



A Bigger Splash

A unique docudrama presenting a semi-fictionalised account of the story behind A Bigger Splash.


See the full programme for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 here:






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