Past Screenings & Events 2019 | Page 6 | DocHouse

“Cinema lies, sport doesn’t” claimed Jean-Luc Godard. John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection is an unusual exploration of the relationship between film and tennis, in which we observe McEnroe lash out at the refs and more frequently, confronting the cameras watching him.

Gil de Kermadec was a filmmaker who began making instructional tennis videos in the 1960s, and was obsessed with slow motion; he believed that slow motion may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the sport.


Dir: Tim Travers Hawkins

Private Manning was sentenced to life imprisonment after uploading thousands of documents to WikiLeaks exposing American brutality in Iraq. After an unexpected clemency, Chelsea Manning adjusts to her newfound freedom.


Dir: Nicolas Philibert

In this tender insight into the bumpy road of nurse-training, Director of the brilliant Etre et Avoir Nicholas Philibert explores how young students learn to cope with people in their most vulnerable moments Each and Every Moment (De chaque instant).


Dir: Karl Emil Rikardsen

9-year-old Torarin is over the moon when his parents get a couple of camels to join them in Hammerfest, the North most city in the world. But things get complicated when they try to incorporate Mongolian training methods into their way of life.


Dir: Janus Metz & Sine Plambech

In a small fishing community in Denmark, 926 Thai women are married to Danish men. Heartbound explores the story of Sommai, who married a Danish man and began helping other Thai women find love in Denmark


Dir: Frederick Wiseman

Forty-six million Americans live in rural, small town America. These towns were once the backbone of American life. In this poetic observational film, documentary master Frederick Wiseman takes us to one such place, Monrovia, Indiana, immersing us in the rhythms and daily life of the place.


Dir: Marjoleine Boonstra

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s celebrated philosophical children’s book The Little Prince, is one of the world’s most widely translated literary works. Around the world passionate translators share their love for the values of the book, and the fight to preserve endangered languages.