Hot Docs 2015

Hot Docs 2015: Listen To Me Marlon Review

Listen To Me Marlon is a surreal, intimate look at the iconic Brando, with stories told through the use of interview clips, vintage footage and, most tellingly, a series of tapes that the actor made for himself as a kind of hypnotic therapy.

Hot Docs 2015: Best of Enemies Reviews

Best of Enemies delves into one of the most profound and influential moments of American political life: the debates between stalwart conservative William F. Buckley and iconoclastic progressive Gore Vidal.

Hot Docs 2015: Above and Below Review

A stylistic, visually compelling treatise on loneliness and isolation, Above and Below explores the lives of people living on the margins of society, separated from civilization by barriers, concrete and abstract alike.

Hot Docs 2015: On Her Own Interview

On Her Own documents the struggles of a woman trying to keep her land and her family together through tough economic times. We spoke with director Morgan Schmidt-Feng and subject Nancy Preblich prior to their Hot Docs screening.

The Dork Shelf Guide to Hot Docs 2015

Our hub for all things Hot Docs 2015, running from April 23rd until May 3. Here you will find reviews, interviews, and more as we update it throughout the festival with additional, informative coverage.

Hot Docs 2015: Tig Review

Tig documents a year in the life of comedian Tig Notaro after being diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer and working this uncomfortable truth into one of the most revelatory stand-up sets of all time.

Hot Docs 2015: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Review

It’s hard not to see Brett Morgen’s documentation of Kurt Cobain’s life as anything short of definitive, using both character animation and wonderfully rendered motion graphics to present Cobain’s writings, musings and music in a visually stunning way.

Hot Docs: Raiders! Interview

Our in-depth interview with Tim Skousen, one of the co-directors of the wildly entertaining doc Raiders!, screening at this year's Hot Docs film fest.

Hot Docs 2015: Rolling Papers Review

On January 1, 2014 the state of Colorado went ahead and legalized the sale of marijuana. We probably all assumed someone would make a documentary about it the following year. Sure enough, Mitch Dickman did exactly that and bit off a little more that he could chew.

Hot Docs 2015: Raiders! Review

Raiders! tells the story of three kids who decided to take up a video camera in 1982 and do a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark, a feat even more preposterous prior to the age of home video releases.