Another solid week at The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema brings a look at an offbeat Icelandic museum in The Final Member, the rise of one of basketball's most recent superstars in Linsanity, a screening of one of the best rock concert films of all time (Stop Making Sense), and a very special tribute and fundraiser for recently passed documentary icon Peter Wintonick.
You’ll probably never see anything quite like Toronto natives Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math’s penis-mentary The Final Member. The directors travelled to the Icelandic Phallological Museum for their documentary, the only penis museum on the planet. Dork Shelf sat down with Bekhor and Math to discuss the film, their breathtaking on-location footage, what it's like seeing penises get tattooed, and Icelandic folklore.
On the first official day of Hot Docs 2012 following last night's gala, Canadian content dominates our reviews with looks at El Huaso, The Final Member, Legend of a Warrior, Crimes Without Honour, Who Cares?, and Fists of Pride. We also take a look at Big Boys Gone Bananas!*, My Thai Bride, Her Master's Voice, Planet of Snail, Colombianos, Ping Pong, and Laura