Upcoming films & events

The Alpinist

Dir: Peter Mortimer & Nick Rosen

Free-spirited 23-yr-old alpine climber Marc-André Leclerc has made some of the boldest solo ascents in history. But with no rope and no margin for error, there's a fine line between genius and madness, as this thrilling film shows.

Found

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

In Amanda Lipitz's Found, three adopted American teenage girls discover that they are blood-related cousins.
 

LKFF 2021: Sewing Sisters

Dir: Lee Hyukrae & Kim Jungyoung

London Korean Film Festival 2021In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, many young women flocked from the countryside to Seoul seeking work in the burgeoning garment industry and at the sewing factories of Pyeonghwa Market...

Smog Town

Dir: Meng Han

Langfang, about 40 kilometers from Beijing, is one of the most air-polluted cities in China. But at the local environmental protection bureau, deputy chief Li and his assistant Hu are working hard to change this.

In the provocative new film by Dutch artist Renzo Martens, a co-op of Congolese workers disrupt the established flow of wealth in the art world, establishing a gallery space and attempting to buy back the land confiscated from them by Unilever.

2040

Dir: Damon Gameau

Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet. Part of 'Take Your Positions!', Bertha DocHouse's pre-COP26 climate focus.

A Cop Movie

Dir: Alonso Ruizpalacios

In this thoroughly original and unpredictable documentary, Alonso Ruizpalacios takes us deep into the Mexican police force and the human experience of police work within a dysfunctional system.

We're in the midst of a climate emergency, that much is clear. Creative documentaries have been heralding the issues for years; not just dictating action, but bringing nuanced global experiences to the fore and considering all manner of solutions.

The Rescue + recorded Q&A

Dir: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin

When 12 Thai school boys got trapped in a flooded cave in 2018, the world watched on with baited breath. Now, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Free Solo) use never-before-seen footage and first person testimony to recount the dramatic, edge-of-your-seat rescue.

Quant

Dir: Sadie Frost

Quant takes an inside look at one of Britain’s most renowned cultural figures. Dame Mary Quant paved the way for female empowerment through her innovative, affordable, and accessible designs that perfectly embodied women’s new- found freedom during the ‘swinging sixties’, shaping a new generation.

An inside look at the life of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, whose iconic films made him the 20th century’s most unique and renowned environmental voice — and the man who inspired generations to protect the Earth.

Men Who Sing

Dir: Dylan Williams

A warm and generous portrait of a Welsh male voice choir with an average age of 74, Men Who Sing follows the filmmaker's father, Ed, and the gang as they set out to compete for the first time in twenty years.