The Dork Shelf Guide to Hot Docs 2014

The 21st annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival is upon us - running Thursday, April 24th to Sunday, May 4th - and here's your one stop shop for all of our reviews, interviews, features, and festivities from the largest festival of its kind in North America.

Hot Docs 2014: Absences Review

Absences World Showcase The latest from award winning Canadian filmmaker Carole Laganière concerns the holes left by the various departures of others in our lives. Framed by Laganière’s own experience dealing with her mother’s Alzheimer’s and having to watch a loved one slip away before her eyes, she extends the definition of absence a bit […]

53 Hot Tickets at Hot Docs 2014

We asked an assortment of 50 people - film writers, filmmakers, professors, film programmers, and patrons - to give us their top picks for this year's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and here are the 53 front runners for this year's must see films.