Thursday 24 March, 2016

Bertha DocHouse have shown non-stop docs to sell out audiences since opening on 27th March 2015. This month we’re celebrating our first birthday!

We’re proud to say that in 12 busy and exciting months we’ve… 

  • Screened 189 different documentaries
  • Hosted 58 Q&As and Panel Discussions
  • With special guests including Joshua Oppenheimer, Patricio Guzman, Stanley Nelson, Alex Gibney, Paweł Pawlikowski, Jeremy Deller, Sophie Fiennes, Kevin Macdonald and Asif Kapadia
  • Partnered with 10 festivals
  • Curated 10 themed seasons including World Stories, Broken Borders, Rule Breakers and Filmmakers’ Showcase.
  • Brought dozens of classic titles back to the big screen including Man of Aran, We are the Lambeth Boys, F for Fake, Salesman and The Gleaners and I
  • Presented dozens of ‘DocHouse Thursdays’ special events
  • Launched the ‘DocHouse Firsts’ initiative, providing a platform for otherwise un-distributed international documentaries. 


Over the past 12 months, Bertha DocHouse has become a vital and vibrant new addition to London’s cultural scene and we’re only just getting started. Here are some upcoming Programme Highlights...

  • Mark Cousins Retrospective + Masterclass
  • New partnership with the Guardian Live
  • Special Preview Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures + Directors Q&A
  • Motley’s Law – Our sixth DocHouse First Release | Opens 1st April
  • Special Preview of Heart of a Dog + Q&A with Laurie Anderson 


To celebrate a hugely successful year we’ve invited the award winning ‘Choose Your Own Documentary’ team to perform their interactive show live on Thursday 28th April! Find out more and book your tickets HERE.