Site news

Coming up at Bertha DocHouse in March - the Space Race, the EU, Japanese rock music, and Guatemalan resistance

 
 
My photo
Coming up at Bertha DocHouse in March - the Space Race, the EU, Japanese rock music, and Guatemalan resistance
by Tom Davies - Friday, 3 March 2017, 12:46 PM
 

Opens 3rd March

THE EUROPEAN

Dir. Dirk Jan Roeleven

As we negotiate a bumpy exit from the EU, this timely film goes up close and behind the scenes with Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, over a two year period.

Opens 3rd March
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM!

Dir. Ziga Virc

A Space Race conspiracy come to life, this entertaining debut from Ziga Virc blurs the lines between fact and fiction as he explores a secretive deal between America and Yugoslavia at the height of the Cold War.

 

Opens 10th March
WE ARE X

Dir. Stephen Kijak

X Japan was the most successful rock band in Japanese history with their innovative style igniting a music and fashion revolution in the late 80s. The band controversially disbanded in 1997 but now enigmatic leader Yoshiki is staging a comeback.

Special Event – 12th March, 14:00

THE RESISTANCE SAGA + Q&A
Dir. Pamela Yates
We’re proud to present the world premiere of the Resistance Saga; a marathon screening of the three extraordinary films from Pamela Yates’ epic series covering 35 years of Mayan resistance in Guatemala. The final screening will be followed by a Q&A with Pamela Yates, producer Paco de Onis and special guest, Andrea Ixchíu an indigenous leader.


ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE
Dir. Fred Peabody

A look at the legacy of maverick American journalist I.F. Stone, whose one-man crusade against government deception lives on in the work of such contemporary filmmakers and journalists as Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald and Michael Moore.