Docs galore at Lancaster Dukes

Dame Vivienne Westwood will be answering questions by satellite.
Dame Vivienne Westwood will be answering questions by satellite.

A thought provoking range of DukesDocs is lined up at the Lancaster cinema this August and September.

DukesDocs is a popular strand at The Dukes, presenting the best new documentary films from around the world.

The controversial new film about the life of Amy Winehouse will be screened on September 7.

Amy (15) charts the singer’s story from her childhood in London to her death in 2011.

The story of the Greenpeace movement’s earliest years is told in How To Change The World on September 9. This features rare, unseen footage, private journals and interviews.

This documentary will be followed by a question and 
answer panel screening,
including the film’s director, Dame Vivienne Westwood and other special guests.

Another DukesDoc rich in archive film is Generation Right (cert tbc) on September 16, which explores Margaret Thatcher’s legacy featuring interviews with politicians from both sides.

It will be followed by a question and answer session with Prof Stephen Farrall and Dr Emily Gray, whose research features in the film.

Cartel Land (cert tbc) is the finale on September 28 and 30. With unprecedented access, this documentary looks at the drugs trade on both sides of the American-
Mexican border.

Tickets for all DukesDocs sessions are priced £6.50/£5.50 concessions ,apart from How To Change The World for which tickets are £8/£7 concessions.

To book, call 01524 598500 or visit www.dukes-lancaster.org