Sheffield Doc/Fest (7-12 June 2014) is the UK’s premier documentary and digital media festival. It is the place to see world and UK premieres of the best creative documentaries from the cinema, television and online arenas, and to hear from and meet filmmakers at Q&A sessions. Highlights of the film programme are honoured with an award programme including the Sheffield Special Jury, Crossover Innovation, Green, Youth Jury, Inspiration, Student Doc, Short Form and Audience Awards.
In 2013, 3,129 full festival pass holders from 69 countries attended the Festival and it attracted over 22,000 members of the film-loving public.
More about Tour de Cinema
The Tour de France is coming to Britain for 100 days this summer starting in Yorkshire. Doc/Fest is proud to present the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival.
Special documentary and fiction films will be screening FREE to the public on large-scale high definition screens, popping up in beautiful open-air locations including many National Trust sites such as Malham Cove, Hardcastle Crag & Gibson Mill, Nunnington Hall, Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey and Ravenscar and community spaces across the county from March 28th to July 5th.
Tour de Cinema is presented in partnership with ShAFF, Cine Yorkshire, Yorkshire Film Archive, University of Sheffield,University of Leeds, National Media Museum, Bradford International Film Festival and the National Trust
See https://sheffdocfest.com/view/tourdecinema for the full programme for Tour De Cinema.
Tour de Cinema was commissioned by Yorkshire Festival 2014 with support from Arts Council England, Yorkshire Water, Welcome to Yorkshire and Yorkshire Local Authorities.