Podcast
Jeeti Poonir and Baljit Sangra. Image: Gilad Cohen.
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Jeeti Pooni and director Baljit Sangra discuss their documentary about how the justice system can better support survivors of sexual abuse, especially for women of colour and immigrants.
Podcast
Tasha Hubbard, filmmaker, and Debbie Baptiste, mother of Colten Boushie. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Colten Boushie’s mother Debbie Baptiste and filmmaker Tasha Hubbard discuss their film "Nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up" and how systemic racism impacts our justice system.
Columnists
Willie O'Ree. Photo courtesy of film "Willie"
June Chua | Three unique and influential individuals in three very different arenas of life come together at this year's Hot Docs documentary festival in Toronto.
Columnists
UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, in New York. Photo: Janice d'Avila/Courtesy of Push film
June Chua | A new documentary crisscrosses the globe with UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing Leilani Farha to explore the forces driving the global housing crisis.
Podcast
Elizabeth Mirzaei talked about her film 'Laila at the Bridge'
David Peck | Elizabeth Mirzaei talks to David Peck talk about her new film, freedom and oppression, bravery, corruption and persistence, corruption, systemic misogyny and the love of a mother.
Podcast
'Cartooning from the Deep End'
David Peck | Pablo Bryant and Mr. Fish talk with David Peck about their film Cartooning from the Deep End, politics and power, personal responsibility, why life is precious and living in a sell-out culture.
Podcast
'The Cleaners' documentary at Hot Docs
David Peck | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck talk about their new film "The Cleaners," censorship, the new digital public, content moderators, and what it means to outsource responsibility.
Columnists
Film still courtesy of Anote's Ark
June Chua | The remote Pacific island nation of Kiribati is drowning. A new documentary captures the ravages of extreme storms and sea-level rise that threaten the tiny country.
Podcast
David Peck | Chris and Face2Face host David Peck talk about engaged Buddhism, Cambodia, power and politics, photographs as symbols and hope.
Blog
Attiya and Steve at the coffee shop.
Doreen Nicoll | "A Better Man" opens with Attiya meeting Steve for coffee 22 years after she literally ran for her life and never looked back.
Columnists
Image courtesy of 'Who is Arthur Chu?'
June Chua | They say the personal is political. And the film "Who is Arthur Chu?" is testament in every way to that statement. It's featured in this year's Hot Docs festival launching April 27 in Toronto.
Columnists
June Chua | Koneline focuses on the "golden triangle" of land in northwest B.C. where copper and gold mining companies are busy drilling into prime territory where local people hunt and fish.