Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, the newest film by director Steve James earned an extended run at Bertha DocHouse in London, after a successful UK Premiere and week-long theatrical engagement at the theater.
Abacus will play at the Bertha DocHouse through Thursday, July 20th. Tickets HERE.
Director Steve James joined audience members via Skype on opening night for a post-screening Q&A.
Steve James is live in the Bertha DocHouse screen. Don't miss his new film Abacus playing all week! pic.twitter.com/HQFllPqPj4
— Bertha DocHouse (@BerthaDocHouse) July 7, 2017
Praise for Abacus:
"Veteran documentary-maker Steve James (HOOP DREAMS) is back with an engrossing story: the extraordinary fiasco of the Abacus bank prosecution." (4/5 stars) –Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
"Disarmingly human moments–the Sung daughters, all high-powered lawyers, fret over their 80-year-old father's disappointing sandwich–pepper this compelling courtroom drama." (4/5 stars) –Wendy Ide, The Guardian
"Throughout James's scrappy story, there's a winning sense of humor, showing the spunk of people not used to getting pushed around." (4/5 stars) –Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"A charming portrait of this tight-knit community in the midst of their David v Goliath battle. The Sungs are demonstrably close and witheringly intelligent." (4/5 stars) –Jonathan Mahon-Heap, The Upcoming
"An astonishing, bruising, educative tale for our times." (4/5 stars) –Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
"Illuminating and inspiring." –Nikki Baughan, The List
Find all upcoming screening dates and locations here.
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