Infinite ways to tell stories on film. Selects is Doc/Fest’s curated VOD programme of films from all over the world for UK based audiences.
Films are available now for pre-selection and will be released for viewing following a film’s cinema screening in Sheffield, which will take place between October and November. You can rent a film in advance and watch later from Your Library, which can be found in the top right ‘Signed In As’ dropdown of any Selects page.
New films will appear on Selects for pre-selection every two weeks on the following schedule:
Into the World: Friday 2 - Thursday 15 October
Films available now for pre-selection
Rebellions: Friday 16 - Thursday 29 October
Films will be available for pre-selection on Monday 5 October
Rhyme & Rhythm: Friday 30 October - Thursday 12 November
Films will be available for pre-selection on Monday 19 October
Ghosts & Apparitions: Friday 13 - Thursday 26 November
Films will be available for pre-selection on Monday 2 November
The Exchange: Monday 21 September - Thursday 26 November
Films available now to view
See individual film pages for release dates and times. Films will be available in Your Library for up to 10 days following their release.
You can access films from our Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects programme in 3 ways:
All available films from Into the World in your library for up to 10 days following its cinema screening in Sheffield.
View any available feature film on Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects.
Thanks to the generous support of Wellcome Trust all films in The Exchange programme can be accessed free of charge.
The current films are available for viewing following their cinema screening in Sheffield and will remain available for up to 13 days. Please see the individual film pages for more information on specific release dates and times.
All films are subject to a 10 day rental period once available for viewing and a 30 hour watch period which begins when you press play on your chosen film. You can pause your watching then start again within the 30 hour period. You can rent a film in advance and watch later from your Selects library, which can be found in the top right ‘Signed In As’ dropdown of any Selects page.
Similar to our physical festival, some films may sell out. There are a limited number of views available for each film on Selects. Once a film sells out, it will no longer be possible for viewers to watch the film on Selects unless you are already in your watch period or had purchased it as a Doc/Single prior to the sell out.
Click here to download the Selects Guide - a PDF catalogue of films with introductions from curators of the programme.
For answers to our most frequently asked questions about Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects, click here.
For any questions not answered here or support with your Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects experience, please contact us at boxoffice [at] sheffdocfest.com. We will respond as quickly as possible within office hours, Monday to Friday 9:30 - 17:30 BST or if on a weekend, it may take us a little longer.