Doc/Fest @ Plug
This year's Doc/Fest events at Plug.
Doc/Fest will be taking over the city from 7th-12th June, showcasing and celebrating all things documentary and digital media. Plug are hosting some of the weekend's most exciting events including:
Sheffield Doc/Fest – Love Is All: 100 Years Of Love & Courtship With Music By Richard Hawley
Film screening: 21:30 – 23:00
Screened in the stunning surroundings of Chatsworth at sunset, Love is All takes us on a journey through the 20th centuring exploring love and courtship on screen. Directed by Kim Longinotto and with music from Richard Hawley, this is the celluloid story of love and courtship since the birth of the movie camera; told with spell binding footage from the British Film Institute archive and Yorkshire Film Archive.
Bars and food stalls set up around the outdoor cinema. Bring your picnic blanket and get cosy.
Dogwoof And Sheffield Doc/Fest Present The Guilty Pleasures Party
Including the Nordic Vodka Hour
Doors: 22:00, Price £15.
Sheffield Doc/Fest Cinema In A Cave: 20 Feet From Stardom
Film starts: 21:15
Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film Twenty Feet From Stardom, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century.
Sheffield Doc/Fest: Ecstasy, Breathing And The Creative Process
Barbara Carrellas and Annie Sprinkle have travelled the world to learn new and ancient techniques to create ecstasy and bliss. A participatory workshop that aims to open your eyes and your senses.
Head to www.the-plug.com and www.sheffdocfest.com for more.