We invite our very talented community to share their creative responses to the lived experience of self-isolation caused by COVID-19. Entries can include short docs and docu-dramas, but it must contain archive material.
Academy Award winner Alex Gibney exposes the increasing power of the corporate elite over Washington and gets to grips with who really runs American politics.
Moving back and forth between the personal and the political, filmmaker Mila Turajlic turns her mother's life story into a portrait of Belgrade following the turbulent break up of the former Yugoslavia.
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 and community care.
In this time of physical distancing, DocHouse and the Royal Anthropological Insititute (RAI) Film Fest team up to celebrate the social worlds that exist in virtual space.
Join us on Tuesday 31 Mar at 7pm for a Netflix Watch Party showing of the Oscar-shortlisted Three Identical Strangers, plus a Zoom director's Q&A at 8:40pm.
A giant of early Hollywood, Buster Keaton was born into physical comedy. The enormous influence of his globally beloved silent films can be seen in the physicality of Tom and Jerry and Simpson cartoons, and the latest Spiderman film.
Brian Jones was fragile and ill-equipped for life in the global spotlight. A musical genius who could play countless instruments, his talent was offset by a weakness for temptation which led him time and again into trouble.
Jones displayed a huge talent for music - his early obsession with blues and jazz led him to advertise for the bandmates which became the Rolling Stones. He also was a playboy - fathering six illegitimate children with six different women - and had an affinity for drugs and alcohol. As one contributor notes, he was the “DNA of the band’s rebellious nature.”
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In a career spanning seven decades, 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”.
Through 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.