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DocFest Pass

Friday, 1st November

Gives access to all Screen 1 events. 8 events in total this year.
Honeyland

Friday, 1st November

This captivating film follows the last woman who utilises ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of Macedonia. When a neighbouring family tries to do ...
Last Breath

Friday, 1st November

Appropriately immersive, this lm is about a diver who is stranded on the bottom of the North Sea with only ve minutes of oxygen and no chance of rescue for at least thirty minut...
Lucy Lavers

Friday, 1st November

The story of how lifeboat Lucy Lavers, newly restored by charity Rescue Wooden Boats, makes a commemorative journey from Wells-next-the-sea to Dunkirk and back in May 2015, 75 y...
A Buster Keaton Celebration

Saturday, 2nd November

Paul Merton is both a fan and expert on silent movies. This evening combines seeing THE CAMERAMAN movie with a live accompaniment by pianist JOHN SWEENEY. Followed by an intervi...
For Sama

Saturday, 2nd November

This award winning film is an intimate and tense epic journey into the female experience of war. The story of Waad al-Kateab's life through ve years of the uprising in Aleppo, S...
Janet Baker: In her own Words second screening

Saturday, 2nd November

A second screening by popular demand The great British classical singer Dame Janet Baker discusses the excitement and pitfalls in her career, including the way her childhood sha...
Janet Baker: In her own Words

Saturday, 2nd November

The great British classical singer Dame Janet Baker discusses the excitement and pitfalls in her career, including the way her childhood shaped her voice and the challenges of h...
Outstanding Contribution - Molly Dineen

Saturday, 2nd November

25 years ago... Thank you Molly Dineen for the idea of the Documentary festival! This retrospective demonstrates the huge range of her lmmaking - her unique and engaging style....
Science Fair

Saturday, 2nd November

A truly inspiring film which follows nine brilliant high school students from around the globe as they compete at an International Science Fair. Facing off 1,700 of the smartest...
War of Art

Saturday, 2nd November

While the world is on the verge of nuclear war, a group of western artists are invited into the eye of the storm – North Korea. The aim is to collaborate with North Korean artis...
Weiner

Saturday, 2nd November

Weiner is an award-winning y on the wall political film about Anthony Weiner's campaign for Mayor of New York city. Truly compelling – with a story that still resonates today. ...
Children of the Snow Land

Sunday, 3rd November

In the remote parts of the high Himalayas, there are no schools. If parents want their children to have an education they have to send them to a school in the city. This is the ...
Gaza

Sunday, 3rd November

A stunning portrait of people attempting to lead meaningful lives against the rubble of perennial conflict. Going beyond the reach of television news reports this documentary re...
Into Eternity

Sunday, 3rd November

One of the biggest problems with nuclear energy is what to do with the highly toxic radioactive waste. In 1970, Finland began construction of a massive underground bunker design...
Life is Wonderful: Mandela's Unsung Heroes

Sunday, 3rd November

Everyone knows that Mandela spent 27 years in prison. However, very few know the inspirational, brave and self sacrificing lawyers who were also tortured and imprisoned for life...
The Biggest Little Farm

Sunday, 3rd November

Launching THE ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ACT in partnership with UEA. Featuring, breathtaking cinematography, this film chronicles the eight-year quest of...
The True Cost

Sunday, 3rd November

The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. This documentary was filmed all over the world, from slums...