East End Bar
East End Film Festival in conjunction with the Sheffield Doc/Fest bring you the East End Bar. Jam packed with activities, join us for evening entertainment, industry matchmaking and late night frivolity every night of the Festival.
Wednesday 12th June
BBC Storyville Afterparty – East End - 22:00 – 03:00
Join us and the BBC Storyville team for an unforgettable Pussy Riot Opening Night afterparty as we kick off five days of intense partying in the East End Bar.
Thursday 13th June
Underwire Networking featuring After Tiller – East End - 15:00 – 17:00
Underwire, the short film festival showcasing women working across the crafts of filmmaking, brings their regular networking night Time of the Month to Doc/Fest with special guests from the team behind After Tiller.
Grits ‘n’ Gravy: EEFF Networking – East End – 18:00 – 20:00
The EEFF's cinematic celebration of the highways, byways and bayous of the Deep South, featuring award-winning forays into the badlands of Texas, inner-city Georgia, juke joints and the art of gumbo, complete with EEFF networking and bourbon cocktails.
Kitchen Sink Collective presents Circus Togni – East End - 20:00 - 21:00
Mesmerising screening of recently restored 8mm films - which were found severely damaged inside a circus truck - shot by members of the most famous dynasty of circus artists in Italy, the Togni family.
DJ Jamie Perera – East End – 21:00 – 22:00
DJ Jamie Perera plays an irreverent mash up of tracks old and new. Get down to Penelopes to feel loose and open to suggestion...
East End Joke-Off – East End – 22:00 – 00:00
Sheffield University Comedy Society's finest and funniest go head-to-head, battling wits and raw humour, in short sharp bursts, their fates decided by you. So come whoop, cheer and laugh.
And remember.... There can be only one.
Dazed and Confused + Vimeo Party – East End – 00:00 – 04:00
Dazed & Confused + Vimeo are celebrating counter-cultural documentary by throwing an insane late night party for you from midnight until sunrise. Dazed DJs, free booze and some of the most exciting filmmakers from across the world will make for a night to remember.
A guerrilla alternative to the Mecure Bar.
Friday 14th June
Kitchen Sink Collective Surprise Slot – East End - 17:00 - 18:00
At Kitchen Sink Collective we love his films. If you will be able to guess his name before Friday night at 7pm, you'll receive our very own official certificate and badge. Join us at 'The XXX Appreciation Society'!
Doc/Heads @ Doc/Fest – East End – 19:00 – 20:00
Doc Heads is a documentary screening, funding and networking organisation. Come and join us for a drink and informal networking session. To hear our exciting news for the year ahead and find out more about us and how we can help film makers
Drinks supplied by Audio Network
InterMedia LGBT network on Tour – East End – 20:00 – 22:00
InterMedia is a social network for LGBT folk and allies who work in the creative industries. We hold gatherings every 1-2 months - some with speakers, some just social. Join us at DocFest for our first out of London event.
Doc Campus Party with Guilty Pleasures and Hot Gusset – East End – 22:00 – 03:00
Supported by the fabulous Documentary Campus, enjoy an evening of food and wine. Followed by some shameless blameless fun on the dance floor with Sean Rowley's Guilty Pleasures, plus cabaret dance troupe Hot Gusset. Also featuring the Nordic Vodka Hour (from 22:30), supported by Filmkontakt Nord, a chance to meet the Nordic delegation over a shot (or two) of vodka. Entry free with a delegate pass. Be early to make sure you get in!
Saturday 15th June
Kitchen Sink Collective present 'Happy Shorts' – East End - 15:30 - 16:30
Kitchen Sink Happy Hour at its very best. One hour of pure cinematic fun and documentary happiness with happy shorts selected by Kitchen Sink Collective.
JPM Composers Networking – East End – 16:30 – 18:00
If you are looking for new musical inspiration for your films, this is the place to be in the Docfest. Come, meet new composers and share friendly ideas over drinks. Run by JPM - a social music library for docs.
Filmmaker’s (Not) Got Talent – East End – 18:00 – 20:30
An open 'competition' for twelve of the bravest Docfest delegates, performing their choice of songs in the hopes of impressing a panel of judges and the compere for the evening, Inigo Gilmore (as Elvis), and walking away with a prize.
Public Service Broadcasting Gig – East End – 20:45 – 22:00
Come see PSB's uniquely spell-binding live AV Transmissions see them weave samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda material around live drums, guitar, banjo and electronics as they teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future
Hot Docs Party - East End - 20:00
Join us for a drink and dance at the all singing all dancing, last party at of Sheffield Doc/Fest hosted by our dear friends Hot Docs. DJ’ed by the irrepressible Anna Greenwood of Guilty Pleasures joined by Sheffield’s own street dancers Hantu Collective, Rationale and friends.