documentary film

ICFF 17 – NOELLE’S JOURNEY

ICFF 17 – NOELLE’S JOURNEY

Screening Times & Locations: June 10 2017 @ 7:00 PM Toronto – TIFF Bell Lightbox PLOT: Noelle Elia is a multi-media artist who takes us on a voyage of discovery. She tells the story of Franco Grosso and Mariano Elia, two immigrants who left southern Italy for a new life in Canada. Franco stayed close […]

THE SKYJACKER’S TALE Opens in NYC June 30

From award-winning Canadian filmmaker Jamie Kastner comes THE SKYJACKER’S TALE, which gives unprecedented access to one of the top five most wanted US fugitives in Cuba. Ishmael Muslim Ali (formerly LaBeet) is the American convicted of murdering eight people on a Rockefeller-owned golf course in the US Virgin Islands. After years of trying to get […]

MONTEREY POP by D.A. Pennebaker Gets Re-Released On 50th Anniversary

The groundbreaking concert film that helped introduce Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Otis Redding to the world! Opens in New York on June 14, in Los Angeles on June 15, and across the country on the weekend of June 16, alongside a new celebration of the festival in Monterey! “One of the truly invaluable artifacts […]

24th Hot Docs Wraps w/ Audience Award To RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD & Record Breaking Audiences & Prizes

RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD WINS 50K ROGERS AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY AND TOPS THE RANKINGS TO NAB THE HOT DOCS AUDIENCE AWARD TORONT0 – Hot Docs has wrapped its 24th edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 215,000. The 11-day event featured 461 public screenings of 228 films on […]

Director of 78/52 Alexandre O. Philippe On Why He Made A Film About The Shower Scene In PSYCHO

Director of 78/52 Alexandre O. Philippe On Why He Made A Film About The Shower Scene In PSYCHO

Director Alexandre O. Philippe & Producer Kerry Deignan Roy after the screening of the documentary 78/52 about the shower scene in Hitchcock’s PSYCHO at it’s International Premiere on May 4, 2017 during Hot Docs. – Originally Posted May 5, 2017

Hot Docs 17 – GHOSTS OF OUR FOREST

Hot Docs 17 – GHOSTS OF OUR FOREST

Remaining Screenings: Fri, May 5 @ 1pm, Sat, May 6 @ 3:15pm In 1992, the pygmy Batwa people of Uganda were forcefully removed from their ancestral homes by the government to protect the habitat of the endangered gorilla population. Left with no compensation or resettlement plans, most Batwa people today live in poverty. They are […]

2017 Hot Docs Award Winners

2017 Hot Docs Award Winners

$67,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES GIVEN TO FESTIVAL FILMS AND FILMMAKERS $50,000 ROGERS AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY ANNOUNCED ON SUNDAY, MAY 7; HOT DOCS AUDIENCE AWARD TO BE ANNOUNCED POST-FESTIVAL TORONTO – Hot Docs is pleased to announce this year’s award-winning Festival films and filmmakers. The Hot Docs Awards Presentation, hosted by Garvia […]

HONDROS

HONDROS

Remaining Screening Times: Fri, May 5 @ 9:30pm, Sat, May 6 @ 9:15 PM In the aftermath of 9/11, award-winning Getty Images conflict photographer Chris Hondros became driven by a commitment to capturing the agony of war. A sensitive photojournalist, he worked with purpose and demonstrated an immense tolerance for personal risk and sacrifice before […]

Hot Docs 17 – 78/52

Hot Docs 17 – 78/52

Screening Times: Thu, May 4 @ 9:30pm, Fri, May 5 @ 3pm There may be no more iconic sequence in the history of cinema than the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece Psycho. In 78/52, Hitchcock historians, horror aficionados, filmmakers, critics and actors—from Peter Bogdanovich and Guillermo del Toro to Elijah Wood—gleefully pick apart […]

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