Summer of Soul Screening Across the UK

Audiences from across the UK will be able to watch the European premiere of Summer of Soul simultaneously to audiences in Sheffield and online from their local independent cinema.
Published on May 24

DocFest Exchange: Beyond Our Own Eyes

We're excited to announce our full programme of films, talks, workshops and audio walks for this year’s DocFest Exchange.
Published on June 2

Meet our 2021 Jurors

We’re proud to announce our team of jurors for our International Competition, UK Competition and Awards...
Published on May 28

Paula Gaitán retrospective on DAFilms

We're proud to present an online retrospective of Brazilian filmmaker Paula Gaitán, screening online at DAFilms.
Published on May 25

The Schools Programme

The Schools Programme at Sheffield DocFest is a new, free mini festival especially for Schools and other educational providers for children and young people aged 5-19 in Sheffield.
Published on May 24

All nominations for our 2021 competitions and awards

We’re proud to announce all nominations for the Sheffield DocFest’s 2021 International Competition, UK Competition and Awards.
Published on May 17

Enjoy DocFest in cinemas around the UK

From Inverness to Brighton, Belfast to Cardiff, audiences from across the UK will be able to enjoy a number of titles from our Official Selection in their local independent cinema as part of Live From Sheffield.
Published on May 16

The full line-up of Rhyme & Rhythm titles

We're pleased to announce the full list of films that make up this year's Rhyme & Rhythm strand.
Published on April 29

2021 Marketplace Projects & Teams Announced

Today we announce 55 projects selected for the MeetMarket (for features and series) and 22 projects for the Arts Talent Market (for new media works).
Published on April 27

Apply for the WaterBear Student Short Pitch

WaterBear are looking to award a proposal for a student short film with a £500 production grant and presentation of the completed film on the WaterBear platform. 
Published on April 15

Introducing our artistic team for 2021

We're proud to announce the curatorial teams behind our 2021 Film, Arts and Exchange Programmes for the upcoming 28th edition of the festival.
Published on February 2

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