hot docs

Posts, podcasts, and ponderings from North America’s largest documentary film festival. While many of these films rank amongst the best I see in their given year, they are not rated in the writing that follows.

RAMEN HEADS plays Hot Docs 2017RAMEN HEADS plays Hot Docs 2017

RAMEN HEADS plays Hot Docs 2017

From the first simmer to the final slurp, passion inspires passion.

From the first simmer to the final slurp, passion inspires passion.
GILBERT plays Hot Docs 2017GILBERT plays Hot Docs 2017

GILBERT plays Hot Docs 2017

As Hot Docs 2017 Begins, It's Time to Pay Some Attention to The Man Behind The Curtain.

As Hot Docs 2017 Begins, It's Time to Pay Some Attention to The Man Behind The Curtain.
THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS plays Hot Docs 2016THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS plays Hot Docs 2016

THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS plays Hot Docs 2016

Put presumptions aside and make the world your burrito.

Put presumptions aside and make the world your burrito.
HIP HOP EVOLUTION plays Hot Docs 2016HIP HOP EVOLUTION plays Hot Docs 2016

HIP HOP EVOLUTION plays Hot Docs 2016

Cuz it can't, it won't, and it don't stop.

Cuz it can't, it won't, and it don't stop.
OVARIAN PSYCOS plays Hot Docs 2016OVARIAN PSYCOS plays Hot Docs 2016

OVARIAN PSYCOS plays Hot Docs 2016

Once a psycho, always a psycho.

Once a psycho, always a psycho.
BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN plays Hot Docs 2016BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN plays Hot Docs 2016

BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN plays Hot Docs 2016

He's like the Easter Bunny...but, y'know...scary.

He's like the Easter Bunny...but, y'know...scary.
CONTEMPORARY COLOR plays Hot Docs 2016CONTEMPORARY COLOR plays Hot Docs 2016

CONTEMPORARY COLOR plays Hot Docs 2016

Sit right down and wait for the gift of sound and vision.

Sit right down and wait for the gift of sound and vision.
OBIT plays Hot Docs 2016OBIT plays Hot Docs 2016

OBIT plays Hot Docs 2016

Electric word "life", it means 'forever' and that's a mighty long time...

Electric word "life", it means 'forever' and that's a mighty long time...
GIRLS DON’T FLY plays Hot Docs 2016GIRLS DON'T FLY plays Hot Docs 2016

GIRLS DON’T FLY plays Hot Docs 2016

It's rare that a film, blockbuster or documentary, gets to live out a real-life stranger than fiction scenario.

It's rare that a film, blockbuster or documentary, gets to live out a real-life stranger than fiction scenario.