The lost treasure of Sydney Pollack’s observational footage from 1972 has finally surfaced; witness the sonic brilliance of Aretha Franklin as she recorded her bestselling album Amazing Grace in an L.A. Baptist Church.
Screening as part of Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival at DocHouse. Reason is a hard-hitting political documentary by India’s greatest documentarian 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.
City, Essay, Film is a series of events hosted by UCL Urban Laboratory to examine the concept and practice of the ‘urban essay film’. This opening screening showcases a number of exemplary urban shorts from across the globe.
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).
Ella Fitzgerald was 15 years old when she won a talent contest at the Apollo Theater and rose to meteoric success. With access to never-before-seen archives, this is an intimate account of the incredibly innovative musician.
“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.
The photography of Harold Feinstein spans six decades and celebrates the diversity his native city, New York. His striking images serve as a love letter to the Big Apple and its people.
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.
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.