Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.
A story of peace, sensuality, spirituality, ancient ways of life and new ways of living interwoven with tales of brutal occupation, a spirit of tolerance and the lives of many colourful characters, irresistibly drawn to Ibiza.
Los Reyes ("The Kings") is the oldest skatepark in the Chilean capital of Santiago. This story is about the real kings here: Football and Chola, two stray dogs that have made their home in this open space full of hurtling skateboards and rowdy teenagers.
Shen Jianhua is an artist and teacher who has left Shanghai for a remote mountain settlement in rural China. Unfolding like a painting, Up The Mountain is a masterful insight into the social fabric of this village, where the inhabitants are preserving a rich culture.
Join writer Joanna Pocock for a screening of Sweetgrass, followed by a discussion of her new book, Surrender, a narrative nonfiction work on the changing landscape of the West, inspired by a two-year stay in Montana.
Screening as part of Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival at DocHouse. Reason is a hard-hitting political documentary by India’s greatest documentarian that reveals shockingly deep fissures in rapidly changing Indian society.
Screening as part of the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival at DocHouse. This Shaking Keeps Me Steady is a visually striking film exploring how people remember and relive trauma.