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Join us for the 31st Edition of Sheffield DocFest from 12-17 June

DocFest will be coming to The Light between 13-16 June as we play host to daily premieres and events. Visit to explore the full programme and see what’s in contention in the prestigious awards categories and explore the films by theme.

Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most influential markets for documentary projects. The festival champions and presents the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in our vibrant city each June. The festival offers a place for inspiration, debate, development, learning and challenge.

This year’s film programme totals 109 films (80 features and 29 shorts), including 48 World Premieres, 14 International Premieres, 17 European Premieres and 29 UK Premieres, from 56 countries of production with 41 languages represented.

Titles screen in different sections - International Competition and International First Feature Competition, the Short Film Programme, as well as six strands - Rhythms, Debates, People & Community, Memories, Rebellions and Journeys.

Ticket Info

Tickets are available to buy via

Standard: £10.50

Concession*: £7

*Concession tickets are available to claimants, full-time students, and over 60’s, as well as those who cannot afford standard prices (via our DocsForAll concession). We operate concessions on a trust basis and do not ask for proof of status.

DocFest have kindly agreed to give myLight and Premiere members 10% off tickets for screenings taking place across all DocFest Cinema venues. Simply head over to the website and apply the discount code DocFestxTheLight2024 at the checkout.

Visit for more information on ticketing, concessions and access across the festival.

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