A giant of early Hollywood, Buster Keaton was born into physical comedy. The enormous influence of his globally beloved silent films can be seen in the physicality of Tom and Jerry and Simpson cartoons, and the latest Spiderman film.
An early victim of the rock and roll lifestyle, Brian Jones, the founder of the Rolling Stones, burned the candle at both ends until his premature death under murky circumstances at the age of 27.
Through her long and rich writing life Toni Morrison channelled the power of words to transform understanding of the African American experience. In this Sundance favourite, she tells the story of her remarkable life.
DocHouse presents at Peckham Springs! The first in a series of one-off screenings of DocHouse favourites at the South London venue.
An eerie fly-on-the-wall documentary with intimate access to Putin from 1999-2000, covering the president’s first election and offering a rare, up-close portrait of Putin as he flourishes from Deputy Prime Minister to one of the world’s most powerful leaders.
Based on his best-selling auto-biography Psycho Vertical, this is a raw and emotive study of the complex life and motivations of writer, funny-man and Britain’s unlikeliest hero-mountaineer, Andy Kirkpatrick, woven into an 18 day solo ascent of El Capitan, Yosemite.