Though it is not entirely revelatory, Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America is a valuable reminder of an ongoing societal affliction.
René Sascha Johannsen’s 7 Years of Lukas Graham is a fascinating and emotionally rich portrait of artist Lukas Forchhammer.
Grey Roads constructs a mesmerizing portrait of the complexities of masculinity and a community going through change.
Elizabeth D. Costa’s documentary Bangla Surf Girls manages to offer viewers vivid slices of hope amongst the bleakness.
An intricately conceived film that shows there is no one size fits all approach to healing, One of Ours is a thought-provoking work.
The road to recovery may be long, but Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy never loses faith in its subjects or their communities’ ability to rally around them.
An engaging examination of what it means to be free, Someone Like Me reminds us that no one should be forced to hide their true self.
Ann Shin’s A.rtificial I.mmortality ponders if our afterlife will be a digital one.
Director Jennifer Holness’ Subjects of Desire deftly deconstructs the complicated ways in which race and beauty have intertwined throughout history.
Hot Docs 2021 announced the first 15 titles screening in its Special Presentations program.
Hot Docs Podcast Festival 2021 goes virtual Jan 27-29 and will celebrate “the podcasts and creators that keep us together while we’re apart.”
Take a look at this week’s line-up of films, special series, and events available through Hot Docs at Home.
Boys State: Hot Docs Members can watch the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning film along with a live Q&A this Sunday at 4:30PM.
TT the Artist’s film is more than a love letter to her hometown, it is a celebratory declaration of the city’s artistic culture.
In her thought-provoking documentary, director Shalini Kantayya makes a good case for why we should not be so eager to embrace new technology.