Hot Docs 2016

My Scientology Movie Review

For decades Louis Theroux has mounted a one-man study of all the strangest subcultures in America for the BBC, in My Scientology Movie he goes after his most difficult group to date with results ranging from creepy to hilarious.

Hot Docs 2016: Mully Review

Mully follows the story of a Kenyan business tycoon whose altruistic nature and previous life as a street kid leads him to found the Mully Children’s Family charity. A feel-good story that only occasionally aggrandizes its subject.

Hot Docs 2016: Ovarian Psycos Review

Ovarian Psycos follows a girl gang who ride bikes as a way to reclaim space on the streets of East Los Angeles, providing an in depth look at the individual members and the group's larger sociopolitical implications,

Hot Docs 2016: My Scientology Movie Review

For decades Louis Theroux has mounted a one-man study of all the strangest subcultures in America for the BBC, in My Scientology Movie he goes after his most difficult group to date with results ranging from creepy to hilarious.

Hot Docs 2016: Off The Rails Review

It's rare that a can can stumble upon a character as fascinating as Off The Rails' Darius McCollum, a man whose need to ride on and/or commandeer trains is so deep that it's landed him in jail over 30 times.

Hot Docs 2016: Frame 394 Review

Frame 394 follows a man who digitally analyzed the video of the Walter Scott shooting and found something that could potentially affect the outcome of the case.

Hot Docs 2016: Cheer Up Review

Following three members of a Finnish cheerleading team, Cheer Up finds universal characters through their very specific experiences.

Hot Docs 2016: Fear Itself Review

From the director of Beyond Clueless comes another essay film about pop culture, this time settling on horror films as a subject as it weaves together clips from the entire history of the genre.

Hot Docs 2016: Nuts! Review

Nuts! is about a man who nearly a century ago implanted goat testicles into the sacks of thousands of lost souls to cure their impotence and how this is a thing that really happened.

Hot Docs 2016: De Palma Review

Filmmakers Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow sit down with legendary director Brian De Palma for a career spanning chat, De Palma will be loved by those who already love him, but that's about it.