Peter Spence’s ‘The Archive’ selected for Doc/Player at Sheffield Doc/Fest
Set in McCarthy-era America and compiled entirely from archive materials, The Archive tells the incredible story of lawyer David Drucker who was pursued for decades by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Always travelling with a Bolex 16mm camera, David captured stunning footage on his travels around the world. However, FBI agents were never far behind also documenting his every move.
Directed by Peter Spence, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University, the short has now been selected for Doc/Player at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest, which opened on Thursday 07 June 2018.
The Archive (2018, Dir. Peter Spence / Documentary / 12 mins)
Doc/Player at Sheffield Doc/Fest
Doc/Player Lounge at Industry Co-Work Space
Eyre Street, Sheffield
For opening hours see here.
Also available remotely between 07 June and 19 July 2018.
Doc/Player is an online platform featuring select films from Doc/Fest’s main programme and a further curated selection of recent titles seeking market exposure.
The online platform will be available between 07 June until 19 July and can be accessed remotely or at the Doc/Player Lounge at Industry Co-Work Space on Eyre St.
Peter Spence is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University.