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Voted for by the Sheffield Doc/Fest cinema audiences, this award recognises the film that receives the highest audience vote during the festival.

In memory of Dr Clifford Shaw.

Past winners include 5 Broken Cameras by Emad Burmat, The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer, Still the Enemy Within by Owen Gower and most recently The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer and Presenting Princess Shaw by Ido Haar.

The 2017 top 10 ranking films were -

1. The Work
2. Unrest
3. Long Strange Trip
4. Jaha's Promise
5. Chasing Coral
6. Ask the Sexpert
7. Icarus
8. Thank You For The Rain
9. Quest
10. City of Ghosts