Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
At the 2015 Hot Docs film festival, 40 percent of filmmakers are women. It's a stat that Hot Docs is excited to share, and rightly so.
I spoke to Canadian filmmaker John Kastner about documenting the lives of mentally ill people who have committed horrible acts.
John Wojtowicz robbed a Chase Manhattan bank in 1972 to fund his partner's sex change surgery, a crime later immortalized by Al Pacino in Dog Day Afternoon. What followed in John's life was just as compelling, and we spoke to two directors who...