Dir: Peter Bogdanovich
Peter Bogdanovich’s loving tribute to Buster Keaton and his silent films, whose comic masterpieces informed generations of filmmakers.
From Tue 18th Mar
Dir: Luke Lorentzen
Mexico City - With a minuscule number of government ambulances in operation, an unofficial network of private ones prowl the city streets, competing for patients.
Showing from Fri 21st Feb
Dir: Fredrik Gertten
With record rents pushing tenants out of housing in London and in cities around the world, Push examines who is behind the crisis in affordable housing. This is not gentrification - it’s much more sinister.
From Fri 28th Feb.
Dir: Imogen Putler & Monika BaranEveryone is singing his praises, but R. Stevie Moore always refused the mainstream and never made it big. Now, in his sixties, he's hitting the road on a world tour. And he's not making it easy for anyone.
Showing from Tue 3rd Mar
Dir: Timothy Greenfield-SandersThrough her long and rich writing life Toni Morrison channelled the power of words to transform understanding of the African American experience. In this Sundance favourite, she tells the story of her remarkable life
From Fri 6th Feb
Dir: Jon KasbeIn this beautifully shot documentary, Director John Kasbe gains access to both poachers and wildlife rangers in northern Kenya, where no-one’s livelihood is easy to come by. Part of AFRICAN IDENTITIES REBORN Season.
Showing from Fri 14th Feb
Dir: Ariel Nasr
THE FORBIDDEN REEL tells how the Afghan cinematic archive was rescued from destruction by the Taliban. And what an archive it is: it reveals a rich auteur cinema reflecting a long-forgotten Afghanistan.
Showing from Fri 21st Feb.
Dir: Alla Kovgan
Merce Cunningham’s innovation expanded the frontiers of dance, reshaping it into a new kind of art form. Eschewing labels like “avant-garde choreographer”, he preferred simply to be called a “dancer”.
From Fri 13th Feb
Bertha DocHouse, based at Curzon Bloomsbury, is the first cinema dedicated to documentary films and special events.