Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...


Alternate Realities Preview Drinks

17:00-18:15 / Site Gallery Cafe

Join us for the opening of the Alternate Realities exhibition. Enjoy new ways of seeing, hearing and exploring stories and experiences at the new reopened and extended Site Gallery. Join the Alternate Realities and Site Gallery team, along with Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England, to raise a glass to innovation in storytelling.


Opening Night Drinks

21:30-01:00 / Crystal Bar

Welcome to Sheffield! We’re glad you’ve joined us. Come along for a drink and a catch up with old friends and new, following the screening of our opening night film: Diego Maradona (p.24).

Festival pass holders only