Open City Documentary Festival
Screening: Gamer – An Evening in Support of Oleg Sentsov
Please join us and our partners for an evening in support of imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, Oleg Sentsov. We will be screening Sentsov’s award-winning film Gamer. Honourable guests will include David Lan, Michael Stewart, Mike Downey and other prominent UK cultural figures.
Fortress – Glimpses into Transnistria
By George Symonds On Wednesday 19 June, the Frontline Club audience burst into spontaneous applause to the precision choreography of a Transnistrian military parade. The footage was part of the documentary film Fortress, shown at the preview screening of Open City Docs Fest, supported by the Czech Centre London as part of One World Echoes in London. […]
One World Echoes in London
One World Echoes in London is a series of human rights film screenings supported by by the Czech Centre London. Celebrating the 15th anniversary of One World, Europe´s largest human rights film festival established in Prague in 1998 by the Czech NGO People in Need. This series offers a selection of extraordinary documentary films exploring societies and […]
Screening: Motherland or Death
For over 50 years Cuba has been following the battle-cry of the revolution: Patria o Muerte, which translates as Motherland or Death. Veteran Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky centers on the generation born before the revolution. They are devoted to their motherland with heart and soul, yet curse the circumstances in which they are forced to live.
Screening: Amazing Azerbaijan! + Q&A
Amazing Azerbaijan! is a tale of two countries: one a shiny democratic republic the government proudly puts on display for visiting journalists and dignitaries. The other country is a repressive and corrupt state with no respect for freedom of expression, in which peaceful protesters are violently beaten and journalists are threatened or even killed. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Liz Mermin.