We sit down with the director of Weapon of Choice ahead of its release as a DocHouse First, to discuss what it means to make a documentary about the contemporary world's relationship with the gun, and the history of the world's most famous pistol: The Glock.
Open City Documentary Festival's Chloe Trayner speaks to Tomáš Bojar, Director of Breaking News, about freedom of the press and the cycle of news production in the modern age.
A round-up from the Programming team of what's on at Bertha DocHouse this September.
Dochouse Director and Founder Elizabeth Wood reports directly from North America's largest documentary fesitval: Hot Docs
To celebrate the Easter Holidays, we're giving away pairs of tickets to films on release in our April programme.
To mark the release of the investigative documentary The China Hustle, which plays daily from 23rd March, we're taking a look at some of our favourite docs about the financial world, corruption and big money following the 2008 crash.
We're delighted to announce that Naila and the Uprising, directed by Julia Bacha, will play at Bertha DocHouse this Summer.
We asked The Cinema Travellers directors five questions about their magical film.
Showcasing inspiring films from auteurs, artists and adventurers.
Watch a new clip from Walk With Me, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Exclusive to Bertha DocHouse - Bringing docs to the big screen that wouldn’t otherwise be shown in London.
Find out which documentary films the DocHouse team voted for as our personal favourites of 2017!
Over the 12 days of Doc-mas (25 December - 5 January) we will be offering up a different documentary related prize each day on the Bertha DocHouse social media channels.
Catch the docs you missed. Rewatch the ones you loved. Win tickets to our Best of DocHouse 2017 season in this special competition.
Watch the full films and trailers for the 10 short documentaries that the Academy have announced as 2018 Oscar contenders.
In celebration of Love, Cecil’s release, which plays daily from 1st December, here’s a rundown of five great docs about photography.
Marking the release of Dolores, we spotlight four other female political leaders that deserve greater recognition.
Three films that explore the issues surrounding conservation of animals and endangered species coming to DocHouse this November.
Ahead of Griffin Dunne's intimate exploration of America's literary matriarch, Danielle Wood surveys Joan Didion's most celebrated works.
As we look ahead to the release of The Reagan Show this Friday, we're casting a light on original performer-president Ronald Reagan, exploring how his TV approach to politics still resonates today.
With Hot Docs London just a few weeks away we put a series of questions to the Canadian festival's Director of Programming, Shane Smith.
As director Claire Simon observes the famously competitive admissions process at French film school La Fémis, we gen up on some of the most famous names to have graduated from the school.
To celebrate the release of The Lure, we take a closer look at eccentric art dealer Forrest Fenn and his elusive treasure, as well as exploring some of the film's key themes.
To celebrate the release of Tomas’ Leach’s latest documentary The Lure, we’ve arranged a special treasure hunt with our partners so you can join the search.
We spoke with Thai director Sompot Chidgasornpongse about his debut feature Railway Sleepers, which is screening as part of our On the Line season this weekend.
We put five questions to acclaimed director J.P. Sniadecki, whose latest feature, The Iron Ministry, is screening as part of our On the Line season.
We put five questions to Martin DiCicco Director / Cinematographer of the stunning All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open which is playing this weekend as part of our On the Line season.
Toronto’s Hot Docs and Bertha DocHouse have partnered to present Hot Docs London, a special screening series showcasing critically acclaimed documentaries from this year’s Hot Docs Festival.
In honour of Quest, released 18th August, here’s our run down of 5 of the best long range documentaries.
In anticipation of Bending the Arc's release this Friday, here's our beginner's guide to Partners in Health.
To celebrate the release of I Called him Morgan, we're taking you on a whistle-stop tour of some New York City's finest Jazz clubs, past and present.
Ahead of the release of David Lynch: The Art Life and our companion screening of Blue Velvet Revisited, here's 10 discoveries from The Art Life that will fascinate you as much as the man himself.
Ahead of the UK release of the stunning new film, Chasing Coral we speak to Director Jeff Orlowski and Producer Larissa Rhodes.
Ahead of the release of MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE, we ask: Who Is Maya Angelou?
We put some questions to the directors of the 3 films screening as part of MIXED ROOTS, our new series in partnership with SOAS.
10 must-see docs about the Arab Spring
Some key quotes about the prevalent themes in Sung-Hyung Cho's My Brothers and Sisters in the North.
We put five questions to Todd and Jedd Wider ahead of the release of their directorial debut GOD KNOWS WHERE I AM.
Some key quotes from our Q&A with I Am Not Your Negro director, Raoul Peck.
To celebrate the release of A Genuine Forger on Friday 31st March we've compiled five of the very best documentaries on art forgery.
Some useful resources and extra reading about Tickling Giants, released on Friday 31st March.
Ahead of the release of ALL THIS PANIC we asked some familiar DocHouse faces to share a piece of advice they would give to their teenage selves.
Some useful resources about Steve Gleason
We asked We Are X director Stephen Kijak 5 questions about the biggest band you've never heard of.
The DocHouse team pick five animated docs to see alongside Tower
8 key quotes from Danny Fields about Nico, The Doors, Leonard Cohen and more
We've pulled together a list of every film featured in Kirsten Johnson's Cameraperson
In our new blog series we profile some of the key people working across the world of documentary. Up first is director of CAMERAPERSON,h Kirsten Johnson.
Ahead of his latest film CLOSE RELATIONS (RODNYE) we've picked five essential Vitaly Mansky films.
Ahead of COMMAND AND CONTROL opening at the DocHouse, we've picked out some other docs about Nuclear Arms.
With the arrival of the THE PROMISE at the DocHouse next week, we've picked out some other essential viewing for fans of true crime.
As we start the new year the DocHouse team pick out some upcoming doc highlights
Another chance to catch six of the best docs of 2016 on the big screen
10 gift ideas for the documentary lover in your life
The DocHouse team pick some of their favourite documentaries from 2016
The DocHouse team pick some highlights from the 29th edition of IDFA
Three excellent music docs will screen at the DocHouse in November/December.
This month, we're bringing Werner Herzog's latest docs, Lo and Behold & Into the Inferno exclusively to Bertha DocHouse.
This year's IDFA Top 10 will be compiled by Ukranian director Sergei Loznitsa.
The Berlin International Film Festival is launching a new award, the Glashütte Original Documentary Award.
We're delighted to announce our latest DocHouse First: Mohamed Jabaly's AMBULANCE
Auto Italia have announced a screening of the Syria Mobile Film Festival, with a Q&A, as part of their current exhibition Haliweed.
We're please to announce the full lineup for our weekend of Doc/Fest Picks!
In partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest, we're proud to present six of the most talked about films from this year’s festival from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July at the Bertha DocHouse Screen at Curzon Bloomsbury in London.
Missed out on this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest? Got caught up in the queues and missed those festival favourites? We are bringing our pick of Doc/Fest films PLUS Q&As and discussion to the big screen in London 22nd - 24th July!
Bertha DocHouse have shown non-stop docs to sell out audiences since opening on 27th March 2015. This month we’re celebrating our first birthday...
We are thrilled to have partnered with our friends at homeless charity, The House of St Baranabus, on our latest DocHouse First film!
From January 2016 the Bertha DocHouse Cinema is completely ad-free!
In the run up to awards season, catch up on some of the greatest docs from the last year with our selection from the 'Best Documentary' shortlist for the 2016 Academy Awards and enter our competition!
This month we play host to some fantastic film festivals: Greenhorn Short Film Festival, Being Human Festival and the Irish Film Festival London...
Next month Bertha DocHouse sees some pretty special films that we can't keep a secret for much longer. Here's a sneak peek of what's coming up in our August programme...
To celebrate the UK Premiere of Khrushchev Does America opening this Friday at Bertha DocHouse, we have teamed up with our friends at The Armageddon Letters to deliver you a very special series of short films.
Today is the first day of our brand new season of films showing in our screen at Curzon Bloomsbury. Join us to find out what the mega food corporatons don't want you to know...
This month at Bertha DocHouse we present the best concert docs of all time as part of our Music, Mud & Mayhem Season. We are thrilled to be partnering with music culture website The Quietus to present a series of supporting short films on cult musicians.
Last night saw the deeply saddening end of Open City Documentary Festival 2015 for a whole other year. We take a look at the winners who bagged this year's awards...
Last night we kicked off the opening of The Look of Silence at Bertha DocHouse with an extraordinary London Premiere. Here's what everyone said...
Join us this weekend at Curzon Bloomsbury for a very special selection of films from the great John Boorman - we will be complimenting the fiction programme with a very special doc!
The latest companion piece to Joshua Oppenheimer's critically acclaimed film, The Act of Killing, opens Friday 12th June at Bertha DocHouse. The Look of Silence is NOT one to miss.
Opening today (Fri 5th June) and running for a week in the Bertha DocHouse Screen, 1971 is a four star favourite in the press this week.
We are delighted to welcome critically acclaimed editor, Aaron Wickenden for an in-depth masterclass, followed by a one-off screening of his latest film Almost There + Q&A!
Running Saturday 30th May to Thursday 4th June, our latest season reflects a core mission at Bertha DocHouse - bringing you films that are enlightening, adsorbing and beautifully observed - human stories from across the world.
This year we are delighted to play host to Open City Documentary Festival, running 16 - 21st June 2015.
It has been a big week for Open City Documentary Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest witht the launch of their 2015 programmes...
To mark Mental Health Awareness Month we have selected a very special series of short docs to support our May programme.
Tickets are now on sale for our brand new season of docs - Come along and meet the curators of the world's greatest galleries - Every Sunday and Wednesday in the Bertha DocHouse Screen.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps, we present two groundbreaking films over one weekend. Both films will be followed by Q&As and discussion with the filmmakers!
Due to popular demand we have decided to bring Marcus Vetter's documentary The Forecaster back to the big screen for one week only.
The UK Green Film Festival 2015 takes place from the 3rd -10th May in cinemas all across the country. We are delighted to be hosting the closing night screening of this years festival on Sunday 10th May!
On 29th April 2015, Raindance are hosting the biggest indie film night in London and they are offering all DocHouse followers and fans 25% off tickets!
This year we will be proudly hosting a number of documentary screenings as part of Chinese Visual Festival, which runs from 7th - 22nd May 2015.
Five documentaries will be picked to pitch at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 to a panel of The Guardian's commissioning team and international documentary experts.
We are delighted to announce that we are partnering on two wonderful evenings of screenings at Polish Film Festival Kinoteka from April 18-19th! To celebrate the recent successes of Paweł Pawlikowski's Ida, KINOTEKA presents a programme of documentary films which commenced Pawlikowski's career in filmmaking.
We are thrilled to announce that we have confirmed screenings of Joanna Lipper's The Supreme Price starting on May 22nd 2015 at Bertha DocHouse!
Open City are looking for a team of volunteers to support The Lives of Others, a weekend of talks and documentary screenings, on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2015.
In a new initiative to be more flexible and responsive to filmmakers working globally, the Sundance Film Festival Documentary Fund is experimenting with a Rolling Open Call from February to August, 2015.
Film entry for IDFA 2015 is now open. Submit your short, mid-length, feature docs and interactive projects now.
Film entry for IDFA 2015 is now open. Submit your short, mid-length, feature docs and interactive projects now.
Open City Docs Fest have just announced a FREE weekend of panel discussions, talks and film screenings exploring character-driven documentary!
Congratulations to Citizenfour, which took home the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature last night!
If you missed our screening of LOVE HOTEL last year, you can see it now on BBC iPlayer thanks to Storyville.
We're delighted to announce that Laura Poitras' brilliant Citizenfour won Best Documentary at the BAFTAS on Sunday 8th February!
Today is the early-bird deadline for Hot Docs 2015 Festival submissions. Hot Docs accepts Canadian and international documentaries of all lengths and subject matter.
The School of Sound Symposium are to deliver a unique series of masterclasses exploring the art of sound in film, the arts and media.
Now in its 27th year, the One World Media Awards recognise excellence in media coverage of the developing world. Work from print, digital and broadcast platforms across a wide range of genres is celebrated at the annual ceremony, the foremost international media awards in the UK.