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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Ithaka follows the battle against the British establishment to save WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange faces a 175-year prison sentence in the US for unlawfully obtaining and disclosing classified documents related to the national defence such as the 2010 video of the US military intentionally killing twelve civilians in Baghdad, Iraq.

Directed by Ben Lawrence.

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Chloë Brown

An artist-filmmaker investigating the histories of post-industrial cities and amplifying voices that have traditionally been silenced.

The Melt Goes On Forever: The Art & Times of David Hammons

Multiple dates

A portrait of the socially committed conceptual artist David Hammons. With interviews with artists, curators and critics, evocative sounds from Marshall Allen, Idris Ackamoor and Shabaka Hutchings, and a reading by hip-hop forefather Umar Bin Hassan.

Brett Chapman

A Sheffield-based filmmaker dedicated to seeing our city represented in film in new and interesting ways.

Sheffield DocFest

Thu. 23 June 2022 — Tue. 28 June 2022


The world of documentary film descends on Sheffield each June. With a programme of fascinating factual films, innovative storytelling exhibitions, and inspiring talks.