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FOR SAMA

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.

Showing from Fri 13 Sep

A retro photo of an LA nightclub that created a safe space for the LGBT community in the 1990s. People dance, and throw money in the air. The image is from Shakedown, being shown in partnership with gal-dem.

GAL-DEM PRESENTS: THE REST / UNREST FILM CLUB - SHAKEDOWN

 

Dir, Leilah Weinraub

The UK's leading media outlet for stories about women of colour and non binary people of colour presents the glorious classic Shakedown + panel.

Tue 24 Sep, 6:30pm

SWARM SEASON

Dir: Sarah J Christman

On a volcanic island of Hawaii, 10-year-old Manu and her mother collect endangered bees to breed disease-resistant colonies, while her father protests developments on sacred mountain Mauna Kea.

Showing On Fri 20 Sep

a black drawing of a little girl

SAMOUNI ROAD

Dir: Stefano Savona

A family prepares to celebrate a wedding in a war-torn farming community outside of Gaza City.

Showing from Fri 20 Sep 

An older white woman and a Thai woman, who is the nurse are sitting on a bench. The carer is holding up her hands with stretched fingers showing them to the older lady. This still id from the film Mother.

MOTHER + Q&A

Dir: Kristof Bilsen

In a small village in Thailand, Pomm takes care of Europeans with Alzheimer’s, while a family prepares to leave Switzerland, in this moving observation of motherhood and care

Sat 21 Sep, 6.30pm

HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOWN + REC. Q&A

Dir:  Gabe Turner & Benjamin Turner

With a soundtrack that will have you dancing in your seat, if not in the street, Hitsville: The Making of Motown chronicles the astronomical success and enduring cultural impact of Motown Records.

 Showing from 30 Sep

EXTINCTION REBELLION PRESENTS: THE MOON & THE SLEDGEHAMMER

 

Dir: Philip Trevelyan

A classic piece of British nonfiction filmmaking, that we’re excited to co-present with Extinction Rebellion on the Autumn Equinox.

Mon 23 Sep, 6:30pm

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

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 22nd Sep

13:30SAMOUNI ROADBOOK
16:00MOTHERBOOK
18:00SWARM SEASONBOOK
20:00FOR SAMABOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 23rd Sep

12:30FOR SAMABOOK
14:30FOR SAMABOOK
16:30SWARM SEASONBOOK
18:30EXTINCTION REBELLION PRESENTS: THE MOON AND THE SLEDGEHAMMER + Q&ABOOK
20:50HONEYLANDBOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 24th Sep

12:00FOR SAMABOOK
14:00SWARM SEASONBOOK
16:30HONEYLANDBOOK
18:30gal-dem Film Club: Shakedown + PanelBOOK
21:10FOR SAMABOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 25th Sep

12:30FOR SAMABOOK
14:30HONEYLANDBOOK
16:20FOR SAMABOOK
18:30SWARM SEASONBOOK
20:30MOTHERBOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 26th Sep

12:30HONEYLANDBOOK
14:30FOR SAMABOOK
16:30HONEYLANDBOOK
18:30MOTHERBOOK
20:30SWARM SEASONBOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 27th Sep

18:30ON THE PRESIDENT'S ORDERSBOOK
20:30SEA OF SHADOWSBOOK

At Bertha Dochouse 28th Sep

16:00BIRDS' EYE VIEW PRESENTS: FOR SAMABOOK
16:00FOR SAMABOOK
18:30SEA OF SHADOWSBOOK
20:30ON THE PRESIDENT'S ORDERSBOOK