Dogwoof Docs at IDFA, DOC NYC and DOK LEIPZIG

This is Congo - Dogwoof

We've got an ensemble of screenings coming up with six films at three countries over twenty-five days.

Dina travels solo to Germany's Dok Leipzig which takes place from 30 October - 5 November. 

New York's premier documentary festival, DOC NYC, will feature a quintet of Dogwoof films from 9-15 November including City of Ghosts, DinaThis is CongoAntonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco and Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle.

A quartet of docs are on their way to Amsterdam's annual international documentary festival, IDFA. The film fest celebrates the best in documentary from around the world from 15-26 November and will feature Dogwoof's This is Congo, The Work, Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco and Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle.

Find the lineup of films below.


THIS IS CONGO

91’, 60' | DRC, USA, Canada | 2017 | HD - A film by Daniel McCabe

A highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world, This is Congo, has its world premiere at the Venice Biennale. 


LOTS OF KIDS, A MONKEY AND A CASTLE

91' | Spain | 2017 | HD - A film by Gustavo Salmeron

A charming and rich portrait of eccentric matriarch Julita Salmerón and her family. With hilarious and unexpected turns we discover just how Julita got her three childhood wishes: lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle.


THE WORK

87’ | USA | 2017 | HD - A film by Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous

Inside Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with serving convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation. 

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ANTONIO LOPEZ 1970: SEX, FASHION & DISCO

90’ | USA | 2017 | HD - A film by James Crump

Featuring Jessica Lange, Jerry Hall, Karl Lagerfeld, Bill Cunningham, Yves Saint Laurent and many more. An intimate portrait of Antonio Lopez, the most influential fashion illustrator of 1970s and his colourful and sometimes outrageous milieu.


CITY OF GHOSTS

90’ | USA | 2017 | HD - A film by Matthew Heineman

Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman follows up Cartel Land with another real-life international thriller. With deeply personal access, City of Ghosts is the story of a brave group of Syrian citizen journalists risking their lives to stand up against the Islamic State in Raqqa.

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DINA

101’ | USA | 2017 | HD - A film by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini

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Taking the Grand Jury Documentary Prize at Sundance 2017, Dina is a charming, quirky and unconventional love-story between two eccentric souls that will resonate with all audiences.