Past Screenings & Events 2019 | DocHouse

The Kingmaker

Dir: Lauren Greenfield

Having spent her years as the First Lady of the Philippines on a heady monopolistic rampage, buying up European jewellery shops and iconic New York skyscrapers, Imelda Marcos is looking for a way to regain political control.

 

The Street

Dir: Zed Nelson

With the skyscrapers of the City glinting nearby, the traditional working-class inhabitants of East London's Hoxton Street navigate the rough seas of gentrification and austerity, in a revealing portrait of London today.

The Cave

Dir: Feras Fayyad

In Eastern Al-Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, 400,000 people are trapped in a relentless bombardment which has been going on for years. While above ground is a colourless Armageddon, below is a buzzing hive of humanity, as paediatrician Dr Amani Ballour manages a hospital, treating a constant flow of bomb victims.

Human Nature

Dir: Adam Bolt

In this masterfully constructed festival hit, we hear from a broad array of thinkers and scientists about how we are on the brink of a revolution that allows us to tinker with the building blocks of civilization. But is that a power we really want to have?

Indian Space Dreams

Dir: Sue Sudbury

Meet the movers and shakers behind India’s space programme as their dream of launching a research laboratory into space looks set to become a reality. But with a budget a tenth of NASA’s, and struggling to overcome a range of challenging issues - including monsoon season - can they succeed?

Berlin Bouncer

Dir: David Dietl

Profiling three of the city's legendary doormen, Berlin Bouncer delves into the irresistible, pounding heart of the city's club scene through its period of greatest transformation, from the fall of the Berlin Wall til today.