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Welcome to this year's festival

Welcome to this year's festival

We hope you enjoy our new curatorial approach covering themes such as radicalism, crime and India, and a new community focus starting with Somali culture.

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Off the Shelf film screenings

Off the Shelf film screenings

This year's festival has three broad thematic strands: crime, radicalism and India. To complement this, we will be screening films throughout the festival.

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I Made This by Chris Bush

I Made This by Chris Bush

In 2016, Sheffield celebrated a Year of Making and the playwright Chris Bush was commissioned to write a poem about the city and making.

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