EUNIC at Sheffield Doc Fest

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EUNIC London has partnered with Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2013 and 2014 to curate and create a European Documentaries Strand. Sheffield Doc/Fest brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary making for five intense days in June. Created in 1994 it is one of the top three documentary festivals and markets in the world and often regarded as “Cannes for documentary people” (IndieWire). It offers Industry Session programme and Marketplace, pitching opportunities, controversial discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker masterclasses, as well as a wealth of inspirational documentary films from across Europe and the globe.

EUNIC at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014  (7 to 12 June 2014)

EUNIC London / European Documentaries Strand:

  • Happiness – (Thomas Balmes/France), screened as part of our opening night events programme in the Castleton Cave and will be playing in the Youth Jury competition
  • Rough Rider (Adrian McCarthy/Ireland), shown as part of special highlight on the Tour de France
  • Judgement in Hungary (Eszter Hajdu/Spain)
  • Last Call (Enrico Cerasuolo/ Italy) screened as part of the Green Doc Jury Competition
  • Awake in a Bad Dream (Petra Lataster-Czisch, Petr Lataster/ The Netherlands)
  • Sepideh (Berit Madsen/ Denmark), shown in the Youth Jury competition
  • Concerning Violence (Goran Olsson/Sweden)
  • Christilla Huillard (France -Innovation Jury), Pawel Kloc (Poland – Short Documentray Jury) and Kamal Ackarie (Germany – Innovation Jury) will be the jury members. They are part of a Prize Jury, 2 of the Innovation Jury and 1 for the Student Doc Jury.

Supported by the European Commission.

EUNIC London at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013 (12 – 16 June 2013)

EUNIC London selection presented 7 documentaries from the most talented and emerging European film-makers, from Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Spain.

  • ‘Drill Baby Drill’ (France, Poland) by Lech Kowalski supported by the Institut Français and the Polish Cultural Institute in London.
  • ‘Electro Moscow’ (Austria) by Elena Tikhonova, Dominik Spritzendorfer supported by Austrian Cultural Forum.
  • ‘Forget Me Not’ (Germany) by David Sieveking by Goethe Institut
  • ‘This is Cuba’ (Ireland) by Emer Reynolds, John Murray, supported by The Irish Film Board and Embassy of Ireland.
  • ‘How We Played The Revolution’ (Lithuania, France) by Giedrė Žickytė supported by Giedre Zickyte Lithuanian Film Centre and the Cultural Ministry.
  • ‘Plot for Peace’ (South Africa, Spain) by Mandy Jacobson, Carlos Agulló supported by Spanish Embassy Office of Cultural & Scientific Affairs and Instituto Cervantes.
  • ‘The Summit’ (Ireland) by Nick Ryan, supported by The Irish Film Board and Embassy of Ireland.

Supported by the European Commission.

Picture: ‘How We Played The Revolution’