Past Screenings & Events 2015 | DocHouse

Comrades and lovers Amer and Raghda met in a Syrian prison cell 15 years ago. Maverick director Sean McAllister met the family in 2009, and over five years, charts their incredible odyssey to political freedom.

A rare look into the legendary collector’s world: blending the abstract, the colourful, the surreal and the salacious to portray a life that was as complex and unpredictable as the artwork Peggy revered, and the artists she pushed forward.

SHERPA

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.

A glimpse into the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai – from impassioned speeches at the UN, to everyday family life and her ongoing fi ght for education for girls worldwide.

MEET THE PATELS

Dir: Geeta Patel & Ravi Patel

Meet the Patels is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams ... and his parents. 

CHEMSEX

Dir: Max Gogarty & William Fairman

This powerful film tells the stories of gay men whose lives have been affected by a rising phenomenon; Chemsex. Offering unprecedented access, this new doc is an unflinching journey into the dark underworld of modern, urban gay life.

DREAMS REWIRED

Dir: Manu Luksch & Martin Reinhart & Thomas Tode

Narrated by Tilda Swinton, Dreams Rewired traces the anxieties and cravings of today’s hyper-connected world back more than a hundred years, when film, television and the telephone were new. 

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.

A creative journey into the mind and motivation of an enigma. Making use of an archive of audio tapes, Brando’s own voice leads us through his life story, guiding us into the padlocked recesses of his own memory, and through the story of his life.

Part observational essay filmed in weapons plants, Fukushima and deep underground—and part graphic novel—Containment weaves between an uneasy present and an imaginative, troubled far future, exploring the idea that over millennia, nothing stays put.