Sheffield DocFest returns for its 29th edition from 23-28 June in Sheffield and online, and features a number of Latin American documentaries under new Head of Programmes, Raul Niño Zambrano.
The most striking moment of Pelé (David Tryhorn, Ben Nicholas, 2021) is barely in the frame: in the aftermath of the 1970 World Cup Final, as the camera zooms out to capture a mounting pitch invasion, the Italian... Read Article
REVIEW Samba & Jazz
If you want to see what a cultural, social and generational creative community looks, feels and sounds like, then dive right into this fantastic film. Samba & Jazz tells the stories of what it means to be part... Read Article
REVIEW I Touched All Your Stuff
When Brazilian film-makers Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani won a competition to make a documentary about foreigners in the country’s jails, they quickly reduced it down from the general to the particular. The particular was American, Chris Kirk.... Read Article
Most films at BAFICI have played to a full house, but when I went to see Santos: 100 Years of Football Art, I found myself to be one of only a handful of people in the auditorium. Whoever... Read Article
This June we’re presenting two new documentaries in London. On Friday 15th June we’ll be screening Cartas Para Angola at Passing Clouds as part of a Movimientos night of film and music. We’ll then be teaming up with... Read Article