Screening as part of a collection of short films in Doc/Fest's Northern Focus strand, Hanging On is set in a former coal-mining community in Leeds. It spotlights the strength of a neighbourhood that unites when faced with eviction.
Sheffield DocFest picks
Each June, the world of documentary filmmaking gathers for Sheffield DocFest. The festival is a showcase some of the most fascinating factual films going. For 2021, it's offering two ways to share in the thrill of factual storytelling: both in person at the Showroom Cinema, and online.
Sheffield DocFest 2021 takes place 4–13 June. Scroll down for our Joe's picks of the films from across the various strands in the brilliant DocFest programme.
Fri. 4 June 2021 — Sun. 13 June 2021
DocFest takes over Site Gallery, S1 Artspace, Sheffield Hallam University Performance Lab and its online platform, with a series of exhibitions, artist talks and events.