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This Filmmaker Wants Us to Take Flat Earthers Seriously

Conspiracist respecter and 'Behind the Curve' creator Daniel J. Clark makes a case for empathy instead of ridicule.
Frederick Blichert
4.26.18
Film

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.
Corey Atad
5.11.17
Film

The Filmmaker Fighting Against the Animal Rights War on Seal Hunting

A new documentary, 'Angry Inuk,' points out the irony of progressives attacking a long-standing Indigenous practice.
Jake Kivanc
5.9.16
Film

A New Documentary Takes Us Inside Australia’s Refugee Detainment Camps

This is what 'The Pacific Solution' looks like.
Jake Kivanc
5.2.16
Film

Inside the Mind of the World's Greatest Pinball Wizard

Fresh off his first world title victory, we caught up with Robert Gagno and the filmmakers behind 'Wizard Mode,' a documentary about his rise to the top.
Sarah Berman
4.26.16
Film

The Struggle and Hustle of Trying to Sell a Documentary at Toronto's Hoc Docs Festival

Hot Docs is one of the most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world, which means that it's also a marketplace with millions of dollars at stake.
Alan Jones
5.4.15
Film

​The Very Serious Business of Figuring Out How Earth Will Handle First Contact with Aliens

A new documentary from Danish director Michael Madsen seeks to answer that question.
Regan Reid
4.29.15
Film

A New Documentary Follows the Exploits of Ghana’s Most Notorious Investigative Journalist

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is responsible for breaking countless stories about corruption and crime in his country, all without showing his face.
Chris Bilton
4.24.15
Stuff

Miss Cleo on Her Allegedly Fake Patois and Getting Ripped Off By the Psychic Readers Network

We met up with the psychic to discuss what she's been up to since she disappeared from our television screens over a decade ago and how her former bosses made out like bandits.
Jordan Sowunmi
4.30.14