Doc/Fest Exchange Breakfast Reception
Fri 09 Jun / 09:30 – 11:00 / Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square
Breakfast is on us at the Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square. Fuel up for the day on great coffee, croissants, and connect with the Doc/Fest Researchers attending the Festival from across the UK.
Shooting People Welcome Drinks Reception
Fri 09 Jun / 17:00 – 18:30 / Curzon Rooftop
Kick off the Festival with independent filmmaker community Shooting People at our annual Doc/Fest shindig at the lovely Curzon Bar and Terrace. Connect with local filmmakers, industry guests, and fellow documentary lovers at the first drinks of the Festival.
Alternate Realities Lates presented by FACT
Fri 9 June / 18:00 – 20:00 / Millennium Gallery
FACT presents a special late opening of the Alternate Realities Exhibition, featuring the latest in immersive VR and interactive artworks from emerging and established artists. Join us to celebrate the World Premiere of Future Aleppo, this year's winner of the Doc/Fest Alternate Realities commission, in partnership with FACT and supported by Arts Council England
Tudor Square by Night
Fri 09 Jun / 19:30 – 23:00 / Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square
Pre-party drinks and special evening surprises await alongside street food, a fully stocked bar and music each night at the Doc/Fest Exchange.
Queerama Opening Night Party
Fri 09 Jun / 21:45 – 01:00 / City Hall Ballroom
Following the World Premiere of our 2017 Opening Night Film Queerama, which documents the UK’s rollercoaster journey towards sexual equality, join us as we celebrate the progress that’s been made, and acknowledge the work that still remains. Catch up with Doc/Fest friends old and new, and celebrate queer culture with music from Nag Nag Nag LGBTQ+ club night legend Jonny Slut on decks.