Screening as part of the Bloomsbury Festival - an annual celebration of the area’s pioneering creativity. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s lunar landing, the 2019 Festival theme is Small steps and giant leaps.
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.
In its eighty year history, the iconic American record label Blue Note has repeatedly pushed creative boundaries. Founded in 1939 by Jewish German refugees, who simply loved the new type of music called jazz, the label became a game changing platform for African Americans.
Chris Sievey became a legend as Frank Sidebottom, a bizarre enthusiastic figure with an over-sized papier-mâché head. Beneath the head was a brilliant musician and comedy genius, remembered here by figures including former band member Mark Radcliffe and punk poet John Cooper Clarke.
An intimate portrait of legendary Swedish film director - Ingmar Bergman. Following a year of his extraordinary work, personal demons and conflicted relationships with women, the film creates an enticing analysis of this most iconic and controversial genius.
Two perspectives on the global arms trade from experts at different ends of the spectrum – a former war correspondent and an arms trade dealer. Through archive footage and close-up interviews, Johan Grimonprez’ follow up to Shadow World is a thoughtful and at times shocking provocation of the devastating effects of war.
The immense beauty of Ireland’s west coast forms the striking backdrop to this year-in-the-life of seaside surf town Lahinch. Filmed with deep affection for the town, Ross Whitaker’s portrait of the community is an uplifting testament to the awesome draw of the surf.