Past Screenings & Events C | A-Z | DocHouse

CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND

Dir: Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson

In the High Himalayas of Nepal, children are sent from their remote villages to a Buddhist monk-led school in Kathmandu. After a decade of being away, a group of 16 year-olds are making their journey home, with the danger of earthquakes looming.

CHEF FLYNN

Dir: Cameron Yates

Before his voice had dropped, Flynn McGarry was wowing his fellow Californians with his fine dining creations, as his filmmaker mother helped him run a pop up restaurant from her home. Soon his huge talent catches the attention of the national press, turning the young chef into a national phenomenon.

CAMORRA

Dir: Francesco Patierno

An astonishing and absorbing insight into the rise of the Camorra AKA the Neapolitan mafia – a complex network of organised crime – as told by those involved, through a patchwork of incredible archive footage.

CONNY PLANK - THE POTENTIAL OF NOISE + Q&A

Dir: Stephan Plank & Reto Caduff

One of the most innovative sound designers of his time, Conny Plank pioneered ‘Kraut-rock’ and ‘neue deutsche welle’ from his sound studio near Cologne. Here, director Stephan Plank picks up the thread of his father’s legacy on a journey to rediscover Conny’s impact on music history.

COMPLICIT + Dir. Q&A

Dir: Heather White & Lynn Zhang

Complicit follows Chinese factory migrant worker-turned-activist Yi Yeting as he takes on the global electronic industry in a bid to defend the lives of millions of Chinese people from becoming terminally ill due to working conditions.

CHAVELA, Oct 3rd 2017

Dir: Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi

Chavela Vargas revolutionised music in Mexico with her hypnotic raspy voice singing music traditionally reserved for men. This film tells the epic story of her fearless life, emotive music and passionate love affairs.

CITIES OF SLEEP + Q&A

Dir: Shaunak Sen

Urban Lab Films present the award-winning Cities of Sleep, a documentary displaying the tremendous social and political pressure that sleep exerts on the homeless in Delhi, where securing a safe sleeping spot can often become a question of life and death.

Migrant farmer Chen Jun moved his family from rural Hebei Province to Beijing, making a living by farming a leased plot of land. In 2010, the ruthless expansion of Beijing reached Chen Jun's threshold when his landlord demanded their plot back in order to build on the land. 

CASTING JONBENET

Dir: Kitty Green

After 20 years of media speculation and public hysteria, the unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey remains one of the world’s most sensational child murder cases. Casting JonBenet is a genre-defying exploration of the macabre and complicated legacy of this tiny starlet.