DocHouse Recommends

Well-crafted, insightful, unforgettable. Whether they're festival favourites or hidden gems, DocHouse Recommends films are at the core of our programme - and you won't find them anywhere else.

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We Dare to Dream

Now Showing

Director Waad Al-Kateab (For Sama) returns with this powerful story following refugee athletes competing for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games.

The Gullspång Miracle

Now Showing

What begins as an eerie story of family reunification soon becomes a Pandora's Box as three women's lives spiral out of control.

Panel Discussion

John Krish 1923–2023: On Freedom

Showing on Sat 16 Dec

Marking the centenary of British documentarian John Krish, we present two of his rarely screened docs.


Sheffield DocFest Spotlights: Your Fat Friend

Showing on Tue 30 Jan

Jeanie Finlay charts the rise of writer and activist Aubrey Gordon from anonymous blogger to NYTimes bestselling author.