Past Screenings & Events 2016 | Page 5 | DocHouse

HOOLIGAN SPARROW

Dir: Nanfu Wang

The danger is palpable as intrepid young filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues to Hainan Province in southern China, to protest the case of six elementary school girls...

NO HOME MOVIE

Dir: Chantal Akerman

One of cinema's most innovative figures, Chantal Akerman passed away in tragic circumstances in 2015. Her last film, No Home Movie, is her most intimate and personal work: a record of her relationship with her mother over the course of the latter's last year of life. 

OCDF: ROUNDABOUT IN MY HEAD

Dir: Hassen Ferhani

Roundabout in My Head looks inside the oldest slaughterhouse in Central Algiers. The backdrop of well-worn surfaces and a palette of bloody reds speaks to the building’s function, but it is the lives of the men who work here that take...