The 8th edition of the Open City Documentary Festival will be taking place across London from September 4th - 9th this year. We've been contacted by the organisers to let us know about a few films that they think will be of particular interest to SLF supporters.

Kinshasa Makambo - 8.30pm Friday 7th September

Join Film Africa for a screening of Kinshasa Makambo, an urgent chronicle of a generation's struggle to have their voice heard in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Dieudo Hamadi's non-fiction film follows three men at the heard of the resistance when Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, refuses to relinquish power at the end of his second term. A tense and urgent chronicle of a generation's struggle to have their voice heard, screening at the Bertha DocHouse on Friday 7th September.

Golden Dawn Girls - 3.15pm Saturday 8th September

Long Director Håvard Bustnes gains unprecedented and astonishing access to the women of Golden Dawn, stepping inside the dark world of one of Europe’s most notorious nationalist parties.

Golden Dawn Girls follows the women of Greece's most notorious far right party in a bizarre, disturbing exposé that reveals the complex power dynamics that underpin extreme political ideologies.

Screening at the Curzon Soho on Saturday 8th September.


September 04, 2018 at 12:00pm - September 09, 2018


Across London