Female authenticity takes centre stage at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021

The festival has a long tradition of representing a wide slice of society through the medium of film, and this year’s line-up is testament to that. The line-up at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest has some serious wisdom to impart – regarding the treatment of elderly people, the subjugation of minorities and the chronic underfunding of female-led projects. Female authenticity takes centre stage at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021 Three films at this year’s festival combined female-centred stories with inspiring acts of protest.For better or for worse, film reflects the world we live…

How Ace in the Hole foreshadowed the post-truth era

However, the exploitative reporter turns this into an attention-grabbing headline that reads: “Ancient curse entombs local man”. Share this Words Thomas Hobbs @thobbsjourno Share this Share this The experience of making Ace in the Hole clearly left a bad taste in Billy Wilder’s mouth. Wilder seemed to know that his “talent for exaggeration” would only become more and more prevalent within journalism in the years that followed, with the director correctly envisioning a future where journalists were less interested in reporting stories and more preoccupied with becoming the story itself.…