The Notorious Mr. Bout

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.

Hot Docs 2014: The Notorious Mr. Bout Review

The Notorious Mr. Bout Special Presentations It’s not often that a character from a Nicolas Cage flick is the subject of documentary, but then there really is only one Viktor Bout. The man, legend, and loose subject of Lord of War was one of the most notorious arms dealers who ever lived. Co-directors Tony Gerber […]

53 Hot Tickets at Hot Docs 2014

The Measure of All Things The rarest ticket of the festival is this one night/one show only of Academy Award nominated filmmaker Sam Green’s live directed, conducted, narrated, and mixed documentary inspired by The Guinness Book of Records. With a soundtrack from The Quavers, the film blends traditional storytelling with performance for what’s sure to […]