This week at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema brings looks at the lives of musical legend B.B. King in the great The Life of Riley and late photojournalist and Oscar nominee Tim Hetherington in the good, but flawedWhich Way is the Front Line From Here?. Also, a special screening of festival favourite I Am Breathing in honour of National ALS Day on Friday.
With the film portion of this year's 19th annual NXNE festival kicking off this Thursday, we take a look at six of this years offerings: All Out War, Mistaken for Strangers, BB King - The Life of Reily, The Rolling Stones - Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965, Filmage - The Story of Descendants/ALL, and Global Groove Network.
Because we are running out of space on the main page, we're letting the review for two of our recent festival favourites bunk up together on their Toronto debuts. The family drama Lore from TIFF 2012 deals with one young girl protecting her siblings in light of her parents sins. Hava Nagila: The Movie is a lighthearted and fun doc from this year's Toronto Jewish Film Festival about the history of the only song needed to get any Jewish party in full swing.
Enter to win one of five pairs of passes to see Bones Brigade: An Autobiography on Friday, November 30th at 6:30pm at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto with skaters Lance Mountain and Rodney Mullen in attendance!
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to see the documentary The World Before Her in Toronto this Friday, November 16th at 9:45pm at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
Hello Dork Shelfers and doc lovers! In our neverending quest to help take the piss out of the human gas bag that is Donald Trump, we're pleased to be offering five pairs of tickets to the new documentary You've Been Trumped - playing this weekend at The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema.
With the Sundance and Hot Docs favourite documentary Detropia about to open at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, we got a chance to chat with co-director Heidi Ewing about the origins, production, challenges, and self-distribution process about what is sure to be one of the finest documentaries of the year.
Enter for a chance to see a showing of Hot Docs 2012 favourite Beauty is Embarrassing when it opens at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema this weekend!