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Hot Docs 2014: Stream of Love (2013)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 23, 2014 0 Comment 87 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 120 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.

Tribeca Film Festival 2014: Starred Up (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin April 22, 2014 0 Comment 147 views

Starred Up, the new prison drama by English director David Mackenzie, is a movie leaves the viewer haunted.

Hot Docs 2014: The Homestretch

Posted by Pam April 22, 2014 0 Comment 159 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 130 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.

Big Bad Wolves (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2014 0 Comment 93 views

With it’s unique blend of horror, police procedural, thriller and black comedy, there’s a little something for everyone in Big Bad Wolves, even if you don’t consider yourself a horror aficionado.

Tribeca Film Festival 2014: Brides (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin April 21, 2014 0 Comment 156 views

Brides is a visceral, hard film to watch, it shows the human toil prison takes on those living on the outside, waiting for those on the inside.

Hot Docs 2014: Where I’m From (2014)

Posted by Jessica Finch April 21, 2014 0 Comment 204 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: Bronx Obama (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2014 0 Comment 271 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: Mad as Hell

Posted by Pam April 20, 2014 0 Comment 208 views

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

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