It is now almost a year since we last screened a documentary in the Bertha DocHouse Cinema. Like everyone else, our future is dependent on factors outside our control, but I want to share with you this update on our situation and the forward plan.
We've picked out a selection of docs and events we're looking forward to from this year's RAI Film Festival, 19 - 28 March, online.
Dig deeper into the work of the five directors in our 'Women Shaking Up Docs' session, with our run down of their work to date and where to watch it.
This week, we're looking at stories of closed communities, sects and cults, and different ways that filmmakers have found to tell their stories.
As Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, we've tuned into our inner romantics and put together this selection of documentaries on the nature of love and relationships. So whatever kind of night in you're having, here's the perfect docs to go with it.
Carol Nahra interviews African Apocalypse director Rob Lemkin on the journey that led him to poet/activist Femi Nylander, and the jouney they took together across West Africa.
For documentary makers, treasure troves of material, in every type of medium from video cassettes to stills to audio recordings to classified documents, are often the foundation for films, which otherwise could not have been made.
This year's Sundance Film Festival will take place mostly on their new online platform, from 28 Jan to 3 Feb. It's always a fascinating start to the year, so here is a small selection of the many documentaries we'll be looking out for.
Interested in making a Desktop Documentary? You probably have all the tools you need right in front of you, but if you're looking for tips to get started and a little inspiration, here are some resources to help you on your way.
DocHouse Conversations, series two of our documentarry pdocast continues! Our host Carol Nahra will be talking to three filmmakers, the films which influenced them and more. Our guest for the next episode will be two-time Emmy and Peabody-winning documentarian Katerina Cizek.
DocHouse Conversations are thrilled to come back for a second mini-series. For this episode Carol is in conversation with award-winning director José Padilha.
Turn up the volume for this selection of music docs about fearless women artists who broke the mould and inspired generations.