showcasing 109 films from 56 countries of production, including about ten projects with German participation.

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31 Sheffield DocFest, June 12–17, 2024


LineUp projects with German participation:


GERMAN DELEGATIONThis year again, there will be a German delegation, organized by Björn Jensen.
More information _German only_




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The 19 MeetMarket will take place June 13+14, 2024. Drawn from 533 submissions, the this slate includes 50 projects in production, development and rough cut stage encompassing 44 countries of production and co-production. Two of them are with German participation:

  • THE GODS MUST BE MISTAKEN by Jakob Krese, P: Ivana Naceva (Nosorogi), Annika Mayer (Majmun Films) coP: Vanja Jambrovic, Marina Gumzi, (Slovenia, Germany)
    A Yugoslav family reflects on over half a century of upheaval, hope, destruction and new-beginnings. A dialogue about missing gods, an end that is not, the necessity to never give up and the price that must be borne.
  • SCARLET GIRLS by Paula Cury Melo, P: Cury Melo (Cristal Cine), Samuel Didonato (Cristal Cine), coP: Natalia Imaz (parabellum film), Omar Lara (Disruptiva Films),  (Dominican Republic, Germany, Mexico)
    What does it mean to be a woman in a country where abortion is banned in all circumstances? In this lyrical documentary, women and girls speak about the challenges and consequences regarding unsafe abortion in the Dominican Republic.
  • WAR ON WOMEN by Maris Salumets, P: Elina Litvinova (Three Brothers), Tereza Nvotova (Talking Stone Production) (Estonia, Slovakia)
    A single mom goes on a global quest to reveal a network of organisations behind the recent rise of the ultra-conservative movement and its attacks on our constitutional rights.



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29 Sheffield DocFest 2022
28 Sheffield Doc|Fest 2021
27 Sheffield Doc|Fest 2020
26 Sheffield Doc|Fest 2019
25 Sheffield Doc|Fest 2018
24 Sheffield Doc|Fest 2017