The Backward Class

Hot Docs 2014: The Backward Class Review

The Backward Class Canadian Spectrum Far removed from the slums and almost pathetically impoverished outlying areas of Bangalore, India there’s a residential school refuge for students who wish to rise above the lowly and antiquated caste they were born into (and deemed “untouchable”). Filmmaker Madeleine Grant goes inside the Shanti Bhavan school to profile and […]

The Dork Shelf Guide to Hot Docs 2014

The 21st annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival is upon us - running Thursday, April 24th to Sunday, May 4th - and here's your one stop shop for all of our reviews, interviews, features, and festivities from the largest festival of its kind in North America.