Posts filed under "Documentary"

Hot Docs 2014: Come Worry With Us!

Posted by John Munshour April 24, 2014 0 Comment 4777 views

Come Worry With Us! is about Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, but it’s not just another concert film.

Hot Docs 2014: Stream of Love (2013)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 23, 2014 0 Comment 3984 views

Ágnes Sós’ Stream of Love is interested in mainly one thing – sex.

Hot Docs 2014: SLUMS: Cities of Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds April 23, 2014 0 Comment 3890 views

It sounds like the most depressing ride in all of Disney World, but SLUMS: The Cities of Tomorrow is actually a well-thought-out piece on urban sprawl.

Hot Docs 2014: The Homestretch

Posted by Pam April 22, 2014 0 Comment 3631 views

Homestretch, from filmmakers Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, documents the dire issue of youth homelessness in Chicago.

Hot Docs 2014: Fourteen Days in May (1987)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 22, 2014 0 Comment 3409 views

Produced in 1987, Fourteen Days in May still stands as the most consequential and devastating portrait of the death penalty and the steep moral toll it takes.

Hot Docs 2014: Bronx Obama (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2014 1 Comment 4754 views

Bronx Obama is an examination of the life of Obama impersonator in specific and the state of the American dream in general. Definitely a must-see.

Hot Docs 2014: Where I’m From (2014)

Posted by Jessica Finch April 21, 2014 0 Comment 3860 views

Where I’m From is a kind of therapy for filmmaker Claude Demers, acting as an open letter to his anger and his sadness. It’s also poetic and beautiful.

Hot Docs 2014: Mad as Hell

Posted by Pam April 20, 2014 0 Comment 4640 views

In Mad as Hell talk show host Cenk Uygur is, well, mad as hell. And he’s not going to take it anymore.

Hot Docs 2014: Bugarach (2014)

Posted by Toyiah Murry April 20, 2014 0 Comment 5220 views

Bugarach partly focuses its attentions on the absurdities of the mass hysteria surrounding the 2012 “apocalypse,” but it mostly is a magnifying glass with its sights set on human existentialism and man’s fear of death.

Hot Docs 2014: Advanced Style

Posted by Pam April 19, 2014 3 Comments 4676 views

In our youth-obsessed culture, we don’t see a lot of old people. Lina Plioplyte’s Advanced Style illustrates the absurdity of that.

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