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.
Strength, resistance, and powerful women permeate Shannon Kring’s moving and essential doc, End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock.
Susan Stern’s rock n' roll portrait of her late husband, underground comix legend Spain Rodriguez, is unapologetic, tender, and ultimately, full of attitude.
Fans of that fabled punk/pop art era of 1980’s New York City will love Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide. Read the review then watch it at Hot Docs Cinema.
The 18th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival announced its first wave of features, music documentaries, and live events.
WeWork: or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn presents an infuriating display of unchecked capitalistic hedonism.
American Masters and PBS take a by-the-books look at the life and career of controversial Southern novelist Flannery O'Connor.
Canadian Kier-La Janisse’s Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror is a comprehensive and well-researched deep dive into a horror sub-genre filled with witches, voodoo, and wicker men. With a 193-minute running time, the documentary gives folk horror its due while keeping the themes presented moving at an engaging pace. Taking an academic […]
Chris McKim's bio doc captures the fiery spirit of the late, great David Wojnarowicz.
The truth is stranger than fiction in Ursula Macfarlane's SXSW documentary The Lost Sons, a thrilling look at Paul Fronczak's quest for his true identity.