The latest film from legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Ex Libris invites you to spend three hours behind the scenes at the New York Public Library, one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning.
Returning to the beaches which have been part of her life, Agnès stages herself amongst excerpts of her films' images and reportages. She shares her story with humour and emotion from her early days as an independent filmmaker, and her life with Jacques Demy through to the present day.
A delightful and personal diary/documentary of people who exist by utilising the things others regard as useless in modern society. This is a witty and gently humanist film from a veteran of the 60s French new wave.
The story of the Palestinian resistance leader Naila Ayesh, offers a window in the history of a fierce, relentless and discerning network of Palestinian women who led a civil resistance movement during the First Intifada in 1987.
Screening as part of the Open City Documentary Festival programme hosted at DocHouse - 4th-9th September.
Short film programme screening as part of the Open City Documentary Festival programme hosted at DocHouse - 4th - 9th September.
Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.