Forty years after its people were promised freedom by departing Spanish rulers, Western Sahara remains Africa’s last colony. This film voices their ongoing struggle.
An exploration of memory and belonging told through the story of Istanbul’s community of street dogs supported by readings from John Berger.
A portrait of the working class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’ San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural influences into the street performance called Murga.
Ben Hopkin’s latest film is a celebration of the Istanbul he once knew but is now disappearing. Commissioned to create a conventional doc of the city, Hopkins quickly finds himself drawn into its dark past.
A specially curated showcase featuring some of the most creative and visually inventive doc makers working today.
Bertha DocHouse are inviting independent and adventurous contemporary filmmakers to take part in a specially curated strand from January 2016. Each screening will be accompanied by an in-depth Q&A with the Director.
- HASRET (YEARNING)
- CAPRICHOSOS DE SAN TELMO
- TASKAFA, STORIES FROM THE STREET