The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema closes out their programming year with the stunning and thoughtful Expedition to the End of the World and the problematic Maidentrip. We also look at a bunch of special screenings happening over the holiday season, including the quadruple-feature of holiday classics going down today!
This week at The Bloor, urban sprawl goes under the microscope in The Human Scale, and Toronto's own Alan Zweig looks back on When Jews Were Funny.
The sleepy Alabama hamlet of Muscle Shoals has produced more hit records than any other sleepy town in the world. This entertaining (if slightly overlong) documentary looks at how this town along the Tennessee became a hotbed of R&B and Southern Rock culture.
We kick off our coverage of the 20th anniversary of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival with looks a several of the films showcased in the high profile Special Presentations program: Blood Brother, The Unbelievers, Muscle Shoals, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, Remote Area Medical, and High Five: A Suburban Adoption Saga.