Sheffield Doc/Fest are thrilled to welcome the acclaimed Salford-based actress and writer Maxine Peake to the Festival for the first time. Image courtesy of Felicity McCabe.
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 welcomes filmmakers, documentary innovators and leading on-screen talent, to hear about their work and find out what inspires them. Talks include conversations with Sir Lenny Henry & June Sarpong, Nick Broomfield & Louis Theroux, Stacey Dooley, Ian Hislop & Jolyon Rubinstein, Peter Greenaway, Bruce Parry & Katie Puckrik and Walter Murch.
The 2017 Talks & Sessions programme also includes over 60 Industry Sessions. This agenda-setting programme shines a spotlight on all long and short form documentary for all platforms, with insights from over 250 leading directors, producers, commissioners and distributors.
Maxine Peake: My Desert Island Docs
2017 Talks Highlights
Celebrated filmmakers and On-Screen talent in conversation at Doc/Fest 2107
Alternate Realities Summit 2017
Engaging panels & playful presentations from the leading voices in interactive factual storytelling.
Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square
Doc/Fest Exchange, developed with Wellcome, houses a series of daily talks inspired by ground-breaking Doc/Fest films and interactive and immersive storytelling.