More than 190 documentaries from 43 countries will be featured in this year's Hot Docs Canadian international documentary festival. Here are arts columnist June Chua's picks for docs to watch.
Mar 1, 2014 to Mar 3, 2014
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King St WToronto , ON
Canada43° 38' 47.8248" N, 79° 23' 24.8532" W
Indigenous filmmaker Helen Haig-Brown is profiled in this intimate and compelling piece discussing the inspiration behind her work and her latest project 'My Legacy.'
A new film 'On the Side of the Road' by Lia Tarachansky tells the story of the fighters who sought to erase Palestine by perpetrating the Nakba.
Dec 10, 2013 to Dec 11, 2013
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
506 Bloor Street WestToronto , ON
Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin brings Shannen Koostachin's story to life with the NFB documentary Hi-Ho Mistahey!, which premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Hoda talks about her life as a film and TV producer, why math can be fun and how her new documentary, Muneeza and the Middle, changed her life and made her realize that we are all so very connected.
Award-winning filmmaker Min Sook Lee's Migrant Dreams documentary project has a deep connection to her past -- her Korean parents emigrated to Canada in the early 1970s.
The Hot Docs film festival is a phenomenon. In just 20 years it's become huge. Built around documentaries. How does that happen? And why here?
Meghan Murphy interviews Ravida Din, producer of a documentary on the feminist movement in Canada.