Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 – all our coverage

All our coverage from this year’s edition of the UK’s biggest documentary festival.



  • Better caring through documentary?

    Better caring through documentary?

    Aspirations to documentary ‘objectivity’ may now be aesthetically discredited – but don’t they also miss a trick emotionally? Sophie Brown considers six recent exemplars of nonfiction outreach and tenderness that might be a model for the palliative-care worlds they explore.
    Wednesday 4 July 2018

  • Scott Barley’s eternal gloaming

    Scott Barley’s eternal gloaming

    One-man wild landscape artist Scott Barley has been creating elegantly etherealised collages of nature’s sublime since 2012 – usually shot at dusk, sometimes including horses. “It’s when I feel most alive,” he tells Matt Turner upon the release of his first feature, Sleep Has Her House – “to be in such awe that you’re rendered small, meaningless and afraid.”
    Wednesday 4 July 2018

  • Nathaniel Dorsky’s Arboretum Cycle: the photosynthesis of film

    Nathaniel Dorsky’s Arboretum Cycle: the photosynthesis of film

    The artist-filmmaker captures a rare sculptural quality of light in his latest work, which comprises seven films of plant life in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, plunging the audience into the undergrowth, writes Matt Turner.
    Tuesday 31 July 2018

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