Celebrating all things documentary, the Folkestone Doc Club takes place every month at the Silver Screen Cinema starting from 12th April 2023. Screenings will often include filmmaker Q&As after the film. Tickets are £6, or £5 for concessions and Silver/Gold members.
The Folkestone Doc Club team also runs the annual Folkestone Documentary Festival, which will return 19th to 22nd October 2023.
Directed by Laura Poitras • Starring Nan Goldin • 122 mins • Certificate 18
Oscar-nominated documentary following the life of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty who was greatly responsible for the opioid epidemic's unfathomable death toll.
No-one younger than 18 will be admitted. Proof of age may be required.
Directed by Becky Hunter • Starring Chloe Marks, Amy Powney • 100 mins • Certificate 12A
Follow Amy Powney, a daughter of environmental activists, during her trajectory from outsider to industry leader as she sets out to create a fashion collection that's ethical and sustainable at every level.
Children younger than 12 years must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+. Proof of age may be required.
Directed by Camilla Hall, Jennifer Tiexiera • Starring Arthur Agee, Mukunda Angulo, Elaine Friedman • 97 mins • Certificate 15
Subject focuses on the ethics and responsibility inherent in documentary filmmaking. It examines well-known documentaries of the past decade and reveals the impact their commercial success has had on the lives of the onscreen subjects.
No-one younger than 15 will be admitted. Proof of age may be required.