DOCHOUSE September Programme Revealed

DOCHOUSE September Programme Revealed

DocHouse is back with a spectacular September programme!

In September we’re thrilled to be back in some of London’s top independent cinemas, celebrating the unrivaled power of documentary to delve deep into hidden worlds and untold stories.

With four of documentary’s most anticipated films – from Kim Longinotto’s eloquent SALMA, to a captivating compilation of unseen super 8 footage in OUR NIXON – DocHouse promises an inspiring September.

– 12th September – CAMERA / WOMAN + NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS
– 19th September – OUR NIXON + Q&A
– 26th September – SALMA + Q&A

* CAMERA / WOMAN + NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS

Riverside Studios ‘ 12th September
7.30pm ‘ £7 (£5 conc)

A double bill of extraordinary insights into hidden women’s lives in Morocco and Afghanistan.

CAMERA / WOMAN

Dir. Karima Zoubir
Morocco – 2012 – 59mins

Zoubir’s film is a small miracle – Slant Magazine

Moving and amazing….Camera/Woman is shot in a strikingly intimate style – The Telegraph

After her divorce, Khadija refuses to re-marry and fights instead to support her children herself, working as a camerawoman at weddings in Casablanca, despite her family’s disapproval.

WorldView Award – IDFA 2013

Human Rights Award – International Documentary Festival in Agadir 2013

NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS (UK Premiere)

Dir. Nima Sarvestani
Sweden – 2012 – 77mins

Meet the 40 women in Afghanistan’s Takhar prison, serving long sentences for infidelity, rejecting forced marriage and even for fleeing violent homes.

Official Selection – IDFA 2013

http://bit.ly/14u83E5

* OUR NIXON + Q&A (Speaker TBA)

ICA ‘ Thursday 19th September
6.30pm ‘ £10 (£8 conc / £7 ICA members)

Dir. Penny Lane
USA – 2013 – 85mins

A collage of images and sounds that tell a familiar story in an entirely new and mesmerizing way – Washington Post

A relentlessly watchable portrait – Filmmaker Magazine

Throughout Richard Nixon’s presidency, three of his top White House aides documented their experiences with Super 8 cameras. Using this treasure trove of material, director Penny Lane has created an extraordinary, intimate and revealing record of the Nixon era.

Official Selection – Hot Docs 2013
Official Selection – SXSW 2013

http://bit.ly/OurNixon

* BETWEEN THE LINES FOLLOW-UP EVENT: SALMA + Q&A (Speaker TBA)

Rich Mix Cinema ‘ Thursday 26th September
8pm ‘ £7 (£5 conc)

Dir. Kim Longinotto
UK / India – 2013 – 90mins

It’s very rare that something can resonate and leave me in an overwrought state of fulfillment like this film did…
Huffington Post

When Salma was 13, her parents took her out of school and locked her away in a room with a single window. After 9 years she gave in to pressure to agree to an arranged marriage. Following Salma on a trip back to her village, renowned British director Kim Longinotto paints a nuanced portrait of an extraordinary, resilient woman.

Winner Best International Documentary – Documentary Edge Festival 2013
Official selection – Sundance Film Festival 2013
Official selection – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013

http://bit.ly/SalmaDoc

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