September 4th, 2012
Cambridge film festival will be held from the 13th-23rd September 2012, screening films at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. We are pleased to be previewing four upcoming Dogwoof documentary films at the festival.
On the 15th September Jason Becker Not Dead Yet will be screening, followed by a Q&A with director Jesse Vile. This documentary tells the story of guitarist Jason Becker, and his extraordinary determination to carry on making music after he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Jason Becker Not Dead Yet will hit UK and Irish screens on 16th November .
Call me Kuchu will then screen on the 18th September. The film follows David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists as they come up against a new bill which threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death in Uganda. Call me Kuchu will be released in cinemas on 2nd November.
On the 19th September Big Boys Gone Bananas!* will screen, followed by a Q&A with director Fredrik Gertten. We are releasing this film, a follow up to Gertten's previous documentary on the lawsuit between 12 Nicaraguan plantation owners and the giant Dole Food company, in cinemas on the 21st September.
Our last doc screening at the Festival is Chasing Ice, showing on the 20th and 21st September. Chasing Ice reveals irrefutable visual evidence of climate change in action as photographer James Balog, once a skeptic about climate change, conducts his Extreme Ice Survey. Chasing Ice is scheduled to arrive in cinemas on December 14th.
Find out more and book tickets on the Cambridge Film Festival Website