DocHouse Presents: In My Mother’s Arms review

★★★★☆ Set in the hazardous district of Al-Sadr in downtown Baghdad, Atia and Mohamed Al Daradji’s heart-wrenching 2011 documentary In My Mother’s Arms follows the story of unlikely hero Husham Al Thabe, who works tirelessly to improve the lives of thirty Iraqi orphans. Shot with a modest handheld camera, the Continue Reading


DocHouse Presents: Dear Mandela review

★★★★☆ The recent DocHouse UK premiere of Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza’s Dear Mandela (2011) heralded a surprisingly strong and impacting documentary that depicts the current climate of the first South African post-apartheid generation, who have found themselves suffering at the hands of the African National Congress. Known as the Continue Reading