Anthony Baxter's You've Been Trumped (2011) was an impassioned attack upon American property developer Donald Trump's incursion into Scotland, so we're certainly looking forward to the UK premiere of his follow-up, A Dangerous Game. The same goes for Mark Craig's The Last Man on the Moon, which tells the story of former astronaut Captain Eugene Cernan (who will also be in attendance), a pivotal part of space exploration history. Other titles already picked up for distribution is New Wave's Rome Film Festival favourite School of Babel, which follows an 'adaptation class' in a Parisian secondary school under the supervision of their teacher, Brigitte Cervoni, and Talal Derki's Syrian civil war doc Return to Homs, which will be released in UK cinemas from 27 June courtesy of Journeyman Pictures.
Emphasising the festival’s expansion, Heather Croall, Sheffield Doc/Fest director, said: "Sheffield Doc/Fest is 21 this year and the festival is looking bigger and better than ever. This year we are very excited to be using new city centre venues with outdoor screens in Peace Gardens and the Amphitheatre and the Interactive Exhibition at the Millennium gallery, plus we're heading back to the Devil's Arse every night for film screenings and for the first time to Chatsworth. The sessions, the market, the films, the interactive and the social programme are full to the brim and the diverse programme hopefully offers something inspiring or useful to all people."
Sheffield Doc/Fest takes place from 7-12 June 2014. For more of our Sheffield Doc/Fest coverage, follow this link.