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My Name is Salt + Q&A with Director and Cinematographer
DocHouse Thursdays

My Name is Salt + Q&A with Director and Cinematographer

Dir. Farida Pacha
Switzerland / India - 2013 - 92mins

Thursday 28th August, 2014 at 6:30pm

ICA
Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH

£11 (£8 concessions)

India's Little Ran of Kutch desert seems to extend for eternity. There's not a tree or blade of grass in sight. But for eight months of the year 40,000 men, women and children trek across India to scrape a living from this most unlikely place: by harvesting salt. My Name is Salt is a strikingly beautiful portrayal of an extraordinary world.

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Miners Shot Down + Q&A with Director
DocHouse Thursdays

Miners Shot Down + Q&A with Director

Dir. Rehad Desai
South Africa - 2014 - 86 mins

Thursday 11th September, 2014 at 8:00pm

Rich Mix Cinema
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

£7 (£5 conc)

August 2012, Marikana. Thirty-four miners are shot dead by police and scores more left injured at the end of a six day strike. Playing out like a political thriller, Miners Shot Down pieces together what happened in those six days. What emerges is collusion between police, the state and corporate interests that leads to spiralling violence and the country's first post-apartheid massacre. South Africa will never be the same again.

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Love Hotel - UK PREMIERE + Q&A with Directors Phil Cox and Hikaru Toda

Love Hotel - UK PREMIERE + Q&A with Directors Phil Cox and Hikaru Toda

Dir. Phil Cox and Hikaru Toda
UK / France / Austria - 2014 - 80 mins

Wednesday 17th September, 2014 at 8:00pm

ICA
Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH

£11 (£8 concessions)

There are 37,000 Love Hotels in Japan visited by 2.8million people every day. An ancient Japanese tradition, the hotels exist for people to escape the conservative strictures of their daily lives, to explore their fantasies and desires or just find some privacy. With unprecedented access to the Angelo in Osaka, the directors follow everyday people from the intimacy of the hotel's rooms to their outside realities.

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Red Lines - UK Premiere + Q&A (Skype)
DocHouse Thursdays

Red Lines - UK Premiere + Q&A (Skype)

Dir. Andrea Kalin & Oliver Lukacs
USA - 2014 - 98mins

Thursday 25th September, 2014 at 8:00pm

Rich Mix Cinema
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

£7 (£5 conc)

This is a side of war you don't see. Telling the dramatic story of two Syrians from vastly different walks of life who are thrown together through the circumstances of war, Red Lines is a gripping film highlighting the resilience of the Syrian people and the challenge to keep hope alive in the face of intolerable violence and the tragic recent events across the region.

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