This Filmmaker Wants Us to Take Flat Earthers Seriously
Conspiracist respecter and ‘Behind the Curve’ creator Daniel J. Clark makes a case for empathy at Hot Docs April 30.
The Hottest Docs of Hot Docs 2017
From dashcam compilations to a filmmaker's own relationship, here are the best documentaries to keep an eye out for.
We May Already Be Living in the Terrifying World of 'Minority Report'
New doc Pre-Crime asks us to be skeptical of predictive databases used by police to identify "probable" risks to our security
I Discovered My Dad Was a Cult Leader and Met His Followers
Kalina Bertin saw filmmaking as her chance to understand herself and her family through a man who was impossible to know in life.
How One Inuit Woman Is Fighting Back Against the Animal Rights War on the Seal Hunt
A new film points out the irony of progressives attacking a long-standing Indigenous practice.
This Filmmaker Was Forced to Cast an Actress in Her Documentary After Legal Ruling
Filmmaker Holly Fifer's Hot Docs premiere is not the documentary she's spent the last four years making. After a legal injunction forced her to redact major portions of the film, she faces a dangerous legal precedent.
We Talked to a Director About the Cultural Obsession with Hot Murdered White Women
Dead, naked women on film are often exploited as stand-ins for communities.
New Film Goes Inside Australia’s Refugee Detainment Camps
This is what 'The Pacific Solution' looks like.
Hanging Out With the World’s Pinball Wizard, Who Just Wants to Level Up in Life
Fresh off his first world title victory, we caught up with Gagno and the filmmakers behind <i>Wizard Mode</i>, a documentary about his rise to the top.
Even Super Serious Documentaries Deserve an Afterparty
We went to some fun afterparties for some very serious movies at Hot Docs.
Selling a Film at Hot Docs is Like Trying to get Laid on Tinder
It's awkward, but there's probably someone out there for your doc.
The Very Serious Business of Figuring Out How Earth Will Handle First Contact with Aliens
If aliens landed in Central Park tomorrow, how would humankind respond? Would we point every tank and gun squarely on the spacecraft? Or would we offer a more neighbourly greeting?