Past Screenings & Events 2016 | Page 8 | DocHouse

MAVIS!

Dir: Jessica Edwards

Gospel / soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples has been thrilling her fans for over 60 years, performing with her family as The Staple Singers, and later as a solo artist. Mavis! tells her story and captures her irrepressible zest for music, performing and life. 

HOMME LESS

Dir: Thomas Wirthensohn

By day Mark seems to live the glamorous New York lifestyle that many would envy. Handsome and always impeccably dressed, the charismatic former male model works as a fashion photographer, appears in movies and attends the best parties...

LAND GRABBING

Dir: Kurt Langbein

The world’s farmland is at risk. Ever since agriculture started becoming an attractive investment, local farmers all over the world have been losing ground to international businesses. It’s a phenomenon with far-reaching...

BOLSHOI BABYLON

Dir: Nick Read & Mark Franchetti

A behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet. Filmed in the wake of the acid attack on artistic director Sergei Filin, Bolshoi Babylon intimately captures the rivalry and artistry that underpin the company.

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.