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HAIL SATAN?

Dir: Penny Lane

A group of Satanists from Salem are rocking religious and political institutions with their demands for equal rights, and also leading the way with compassion, empathy & community care.

Showing from Fri 23 Aug 

WAITING FOR THE CARNIVAL

Dir: Marcelo Gomes

The small village of Toritama has transformed into the ‘Capital of Jeans’. Residents work day and night, dreaming of their futures, and sell everything to attend the carnival.

Showing from Fri 23 Aug

WALKING ON WATER

Dir: Andrey Paounov

Ten years after the passing of his wife and partner, Jeanne-Claude, installation artist Christo sets out to realise The Floating Piers, a project they conceived together many years before.

 Showing from Sun 25 Aug

SAY WHAT HAPPENED: NICK FRASER SELECTS

Dir: VARIOUS

BBC Storyville creator curates a series of films to coincide with the release of his new book.

Showing from 13 Aug

FOR SAMA + Dir Q&A

Dir: Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts

A letter from young mother Waad al-Kateab to her baby daughter Sama, to whom she gave birth on the front line of cataclysmic conflict in Aleppo.

Sat 14 Sep

MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN

Dir: Alexandre O. Philippe

After his forensic analysis of Hitchcock’s Psycho, Philippe returns to dig into the mythological roots of Alien, its artistic origins, and place in our history and collective unconscious.

Showing from Fri  30 Aug 

HONEYLAND

Dir: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov

In a deserted Macedonian village, Hatidze, clambers up a hillside to check her bee colonies nestled in the rocks; but disruption is coming. 

Showing from Fri 13 Sep

OPEN CITY FESTIVAL

Various

Discover new docs at the festival that nurtures and champions the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. 

Showing from Thu 5 - Mon 9 Sep

THE UK'S FIRST DOCUMENTARY CINEMA


Bertha DocHouse, based at Curzon Bloomsbury, is the first cinema dedicated to documentary films and special events.

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At Bertha Dochouse 25th Aug

11:45GAZABOOK
14:00HAIL SATAN?BOOK
16:00WALKING ON WATERBOOK
18:15WAITING FOR THE CARNIVALBOOK
20:30HAIL SATAN?BOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 26th Aug

14:10WAITING FOR THE CARNIVALBOOK
16:30GAZABOOK
18:30WALKING ON WATERBOOK
20:30HAIL SATAN?BOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 27th Aug

14:20MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVEBOOK
16:30WAITING FOR THE CARNIVALBOOK
18:30BOBBY SANDS: 66 DAYS + Dir Q&ABOOK
21:20HAIL SATAN?BOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 28th Aug

14:20GAZABOOK
16:30HAIL SATAN?BOOK
18:30SEAHORSE + Q&ABOOK
20:50WAITING FOR THE CARNIVALBOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 29th Aug

14:20HAIL SATAN?BOOK
16:30AMAZING GRACEBOOK
18:30WAITING FOR THE CARNIVALBOOK
20:30GAZABOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 30th Aug

18:40MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIENBOOK
20:30SEAHORSE + Q&ABOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 31st Aug

18:30SEAHORSE + Q&ABOOK
20:30MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIENBOOK