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Sheffield Doc/Fest to open with The Look of Silence and The Greatest Shows on Earth

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- The festival is to close with Monty Python: The Meaning of Live

Sheffield Doc/Fest to open with The Look of Silence and The Greatest Shows on Earth
The Greatest Shows on Earth: A Century of Funfairs, Circuses and Carnivals by Benedikt Erlingsson

The Sheffield Doc/Fest (5-10 June) will open this year with a double header. The Look of Silence [+see also:
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by Joshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing [+see also:
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) will play at the Sheffield Showroom, followed by Benedikt Erlingsson’s The Greatest Shows on Earth: A Century of Funfairs, Circuses and Carnivals at the City Hall. The festival will close with Roger Graef and James Rogan’s Monty Python: The Meaning of Live.

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The international film programme at the festival this year comprises 150 feature and short documentaries from 35 countries. Films in competition for the Grand Jury Award include Parvez Sharma’s A Sinner in Mecca, Sean McAllister’s A Syrian Love Story, Haibin Du’s A Young Patriot, Matthew Heineman’s Cartel Land, Solveig Melkeraaen’s Good Girl, Jeanie Finlay’s Orion: The Man Who Would Be King [+see also:
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, Alicia Calderón TorresPortraits of a Search, Maite Alberdi’s Tea Time, Stanley Nelson’s The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Brian Hill’s The Confessions of Thomas Quick [+see also:
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, Kirby Dick’s The Hunting Ground and Chad Garcia’s The Russian Woodpecker [+see also:
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In addition, there are filmmaker master classes with Joshua Oppenheimer, Jeanie Finlay and Brett Morgen, a music event with composer Michael Nyman, and a John Akomfrah retrospective, amongst many more events. 

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