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Unearthed - London Premiere + Q&A with Director
DocHouse Thursdays

Unearthed - London Premiere + Q&A with Director

Dir. Jolynn Minnaar
South Africa - 2014 - 90 mins

Thursday 30th October, 2014 at 6:30pm

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

£11 (£8 concessions)

As the South African government considers introducing fracking to the Karoo, filmmaker Jolynn Minnaar decides to investigate the effects of this controversial process. Armed with nothing more than her inquisitive nature and a camera, Minnaar enters America's heart of darkness, the frontline of the fracking industry. What she discovers is a bleak landscape, where powerful energy companies have exploited the land, at a terrible cost to both the environment and the health of the local communities.

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Emptying the Skies + Q&A
DocHouse Thursdays

Emptying the Skies + Q&A

Dir. Douglas Kass & Roger Kass
United States - 2013 - 75 mins

Thursday 13th November, 2014 at 8:00pm

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

£7 (£5 conc)

Based on an essay by best-selling novelist Jonathan Franzen (Executive Producer), Emptying the Skies investigates the rampant poaching of migratory songbirds in southern Europe. We follow a group of pan-European bird lovers waging a secret war against poachers and violent landowners in their bid to save these tiny globe-flying creatures.

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Maidan - Preview + Panel

Maidan - Preview + Panel

Dir. Sergei Loznitsa
Ukraine / Netherlands - 2014 - 130mins

Wednesday 26th November, 2014 at 6:30pm

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

£11 (£8 concessions) Booking available soon!

Chronicling the civil uprising against the regime of president Yanukovych that took place in Kiev's main square last winter, Director Sergei Loznitsa presents a powerful document of a historic turning point for Ukraine. Epic in scale, breathtakingly cinematic, and critically urgent Maidan is a portrait of an awakening nation rediscovering its identity.

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