DocHouse Firsts

Bringing docs to the big screen that wouldn’t otherwise be shown in London

THEATRE OF WAR

Dir: Lola Arias

The Falklands War was a particularly brutal chapter in Thatcher’s legacy. Uniting British and Argentinian veterans in an experimental set of staged sequences, director Lola Arias reawakens memories and unsettled hostilities.

THE POETESS

Dir: Stefanie Brockhaus & Andy Wolff

Speaking out against oppression, extremism and her patriarchal society, Saudi poetess Hissa Hilal storms her way through the rounds of the Arab world’s biggest televised poetry competition in this inspiring film.

DOLORES

Dir: Peter Bratt

Dolores Huerta is an indomitable civil rights activist largely forgotten by history. Director Peter Bratt sets the record straight with this intimate and energising documentary on her life and achievements.