Best of Fest - Short Documentary Night

Nov 09 2017 19:00 - 22:00

The Archivist's Gallery, Unit V Reliance Wharf, 2-10 Hertford Road, N1 5ET London


Cheap Cuts Doc Festival returns to the Archivist's Gallery in Haggerston to show some of the best highlights from this years festival. If you missed out on these great films at the festival, or loved them so much you want to see them again, then come join us Thursday 9th November for a night of short documentary from the UK and beyond.

Tickets may be available on the door, but buying here guarantees a seat. All films have English subtitles.


19:00 Doors open

19:30 First Part (Screening)

20:20 Intermission

20:40 Second Part (Screening)

21:30 - 22:00 Drinks + Network


The Nest

Slovakia | 25 mins | 2016 (Slovak with English subtitles)

The Nest is a tragicomic and intimate portrait of an ageing couple from the Slovak countryside. Maria and Jan have been living in debt and repairing their house in the hope that their children will come to live with them one day. WATCH TRAILER.

Dear Peter

UK | 21 mins | 2016 (English with English subtitles)

After discovering a large collection on handwritten postcards in a second hand shop, filmmaker Scott Willis begins a journey to track down their owner. The messages on the postcards create a picture of an unknown man called Peter. WATCH TRAILER.

The Shepherd

The Netherlands | 22 mins | 2016 (Dutch with English subtitles)

Health insurers are putting pressure on the enthusiastic GP, Nico van Hasselt to adapt his old fashioned method to a more modern society, but he refuses to abandon his vulnerable patients. WATCH TRAILER.

Famous in Ahmedabad

India | 30 mins | 2015 (Gujarati & Hindi with English subtitles)

Famous In Ahmedabad is set during the kaleidoscopic backdrop of the biggest kite-flying festival in India, The film witnesses the transformation of an 11-year-old Zaid from a boy next door to an aggressive and a passionate kite-runner, till he comes across a challenge that threatens to keep him away from the one thing he loves. WATCH TRAILER.

The Archivist will run a bar for the day with drinks and food available.

General Admission

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