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Upcoming events at Bertha DocHouse - September / October 2016

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Upcoming events at Bertha DocHouse - September / October 2016
by Tom Davies - Friday, 23 September 2016, 3:13 PM

Thursday 29th September – 19:30
Special Preview: The First Monday in May + Panel
Dir. Andrew Rossi / USA / 2016 / 90’

Go behind the scenes of the biggest event of the social calendar: the Met Gala, where art and celebrity collide in delirious fashion.
Screening daily from 30th September

From Friday 30th September
The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga
Dir. Jessica Oreck / USA – Ukraine – Russia – Poland / 2014 / 73’

Following fairytales and personal memories like a trail of breadcrumbs, we descend into Eastern Europe’s haunted woodlands to uncover the secrets and bloody histories that shape our understanding of man’s place in nature.


Friday 7th October – 18:30
Driving With Selvi + Dir. Q&A
Dir. Elisa Paloschi / Canada / 2015 / 74mins

The one of a kind story of the first South Indian female taxi driver. Forced to marry into a violent marriage at 14, Selvi’s fate appears to be sealed, until one day she decides to escape.Over a ten-year journey, we see a remarkable transformation as Selvi finds her voice and defies all expectations.


Saturday 8th October – 18:30

India in a Day + Q&A
Dir. Richie Mehta / India / United Kingdom / 2016 / 86mins

India’s largest crowdsourced documentary, the story of a single day, 10th October 2015. The result offers a remarkable insight into the lives, loves, fears and hopes of people living in India today.


Thursday 13th October – 19:00

Jon Bang Carlsen Masterclass

To celebrate the release of his latest film, Déjà vu, we’ve teamed up with Royal Holloway University on a special masterclass with the man himself, Jon Bang Carlsen.