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Sheffield DocFest announces programme by Amber Wilkinson - 2022-05-31 14:32:17

Sheffield DocFest announces programme by Amber Wilkinson - 2022-05-31 14:32:17

Moonage Daydream will open DocFest Photo: Courtesy of Sheffield DocFest Sheffield DocFest has announced the full programme of this year's festival, which will run from June 23 to 28.

This year's line-up will feature 38 world premieres.

In addition to film screenings, there will be talks from guest curator Asif Kapadia with editor Chris King; Brett Morgen (Moonage Daydream), Pratibha Parmar (My Name Is Andrea) and David Olusoga: (StoryTrails).

BBC news journalist Clive Myrie will also feature as an interview, along with singer Will Young, who will discuss documentary Losing My Twin Rupert, and British Olympian Ellie Simmonds.

Alex Cooke, Chair of the Board of Trustees, says: “There has never been a more important time for documentaries. They take us into worlds and lives and help us understand, they let us empathise, and they hold those in power to account. This special festival affords us a community, one to find real comfort in.

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