DocFest

Sheffield DocfestDocFest is an exciting week long international festival of documentary films, and Upper Chapel is delighted to be used as a venue for some of the screenings during the festival. Offering a wealth of inspirational documentary films from across the globe, DocFest attracts people from all over the world.

The festival takes place annually in Sheffield, and brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary. As well as being a film festival, DocFest also includes an industry sessions programme and marketplace, offering pitching opportunities, discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker master classes.

Sheffield DocFest also offers opportunities for experienced, debut and student filmmakers. It gives new filmmakers the opportunity to learn more about the industry and how to get involved. The Marketplace, including MeetMarket, allows filmmakers the opportunity to pitch projects to commissioning editors, distributors, broadcasters, funders and other executives from the UK, Europe and the world.

Upcoming Events

  • Lunchtime Opening: Weds 17th April 11.30am-1pm More events
  • Service: Sun 21st April 11am 'Easter Sunday' More events
  • Alternative Gathering (Hollis Room): Sun 21st April 5pm 'Chocolate' More events
  • Lunchtime Opening: Weds 24th April 11.30am-1pm More events
  • Music Together: Weds 24th April 7pm for 7.15pm 'Musical Instruments' More events
  • Lunchtime Silent Meditation: Fri 26th April 12noon for 12.10pm prompt (30 mins) More events
  • Service: Sun 28th April 11am 'Ways of Be(long)ing' More events
  • Upper Chapel Strollers: Sat 4th May Manchester Bridgewater Canal walk More events