Posts tagged with "Hot Docs 2014"

Hot Docs 2014: Come Worry With Us!

Posted by John Munshour April 24, 2014 0 Comment 4676 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 3891 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 3798 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 3550 views

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

Hot Docs 2014: Bronx Obama (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2014 1 Comment 4632 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 3760 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 4528 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 5117 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 4562 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.

Hot Docs 2014: Penthouse North (2014)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 19, 2014 0 Comment 4905 views

Ostensibly about a rent controlled Manhattan apartment, Penthouse North is really a meditation on aging, denial and misguided nostalgia.

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