Past Screenings & Events 2015 | Page 5 | DocHouse

ADDICTED TO SHEEP

Dir: Magali Pettier

Director Magali Pettier follows a year in the North Penines on the farm of the Hutchinsons; beautifully capturing both the stark, stunning beauty of the landscape, and the brutally hard graft it takes just to survive. And a lot of sheep.

This week we're celebrating one of the most experimental, form pushing director's in the country with a retrospective at Bertha DocHouse. We kick off with Brian Hill's latest film, a real-life noir thriller which uncovers the truth behind Sweden’s most notorious serial killer, Thomas Quick. 

IRIS

Dir:  Albert Maysles

Iris pairs Albert Maysles (the legendary and much-loved documentarian who passed away earlier this year) with Iris Apfel; the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.

This week we're celebrating one of the most experimental, form pushing director's in the country with a retrospective at Bertha DocHouse. We kick off with Brian Hill's latest film, a real-life noir thriller which uncovers the truth behind Sweden’s most notorious serial killer, Thomas Quick. 

BEST OF ENEMIES

Dir: Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville

In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Best of Enemies is a behind-the-scenes account of the explosive televised debates between two towering public intellectuals: Liberal Gore Vidal and rightwinger William F. Buckley Jr. 

KHRUSHCHEV DOES AMERICA

Dir: Tim Toidze

A story that could have ended the Cold War long before Gorbachev. In the autumn of 1959, with communist paranoia at its peak, the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in Washington for an unprecedented no-holds-barred two week tour of the United States.