Dir: Roberto Minervini
A blistering meditation on the state of race in America, chroniclING the lives of African American communities in the Southern states since Hurricane Katrina.
Mon 21 Oct, 6:30pm
Dir: Richard Lowenstein
A powerfully intimate and insightful portrait of the internationally renowned and extremely magnetic INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence.
Wed 16 Oct, 6:30pm
Dir: Steve James
This year is the 25th anniversary of this classic documentary film. Hoop Dreams follows two teenagers from inner-city Chicago as they work hard to escape systemic oppression.
Fri 25 Oct, 6.30pm
Dir: Ben Berman
Subversive magician/comedian John Edward Szeles, AKA Amazing Johnathan, was given a year to live but is still with us three years later.
Showing from 19 Nov
A landmark work of British political cinema, and of collective and feminist filmmaking, that explores the highs and lows of the campaign to unionise women office cleaners in the 1970s.
Showing from Fri 31 Oct
Dir: Victoria Stone & Mark Deeble
Narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this epic story of love, loss and coming home stars Athena, an elephant matriarch who will do everything in her power to protect her family.
Showing from Fri 25 Oct, 4:00pm
Dir: Stanley Nelson
Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, studio outtakes, and rare photos, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool tells the story of a truly singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn.
Showing from Sun 13 Oct
Dir: Gabe Turner & Benjamin Turner
With a soundtrack that will have you dancing in your seat, Hitsville: The Making of Motown chronicles the astronomical success and enduring cultural impact of Motown Records.
Showing from 30 Sep
Bertha DocHouse, based at Curzon Bloomsbury, is the first cinema dedicated to documentary films and special events.