Talks, panels and debates with directors, producers, journalists, artists, editors, musicians, campaigners, distributors, influencers, screenwriters, politicians, designers, curators, commissioners, archivists, activists, authors, historians, presenters, anthropologists, cinematographers, vloggers, a slumflower, a blockbuster, a cosmic archaeologist, and a Strictly winner,... to inform, challenge and inspire.

Recordings of the talks & sessions from both this year and previous Festivals are available on the Doc/Fest Youtube Channel and iTunes


  1. Paul Greengrass in Conversation
    Paul Greengrass in Conversation

    Director Paul Greengrass joined journalist, broadcaster and curator Danny Leigh to discuss his work and the need to make the film industry accessible to talent from working class backgrounds.

  2. Doc/Fest Exchange
    Doc/Fest Exchange

    Everyday of the festival the Exchange hosts a range of in conversations, panel discussions and special screenings inspired by films and immersive and interactive projects from across the Doc/Fest programme.