Hot Docs 2019 reviews: directory

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NOW’s film department has been busy watching selections from Hot Docs 2019. Here’s what we’ve reviewed so far. Keep checking back for more reviews. And remember a >>> sign indicates a critic’s pick.

Always In Season (NNN)

>>> American Factory (NNNNN)

Amussu (NN)

Ask Dr. Ruth (NNN)

Assholes: A Theory (NNN)

Backstage Action (NN)

Beauty And Decay (NNN)

Because We Are Girls (NN)

>>> Bellingcat: Truth In A Post-Truth World (NNNN)

>>> Beloved (NNNN)

Beyond The Visible: Hilma af Klint

Born In Evin (NNN)

>>> Buddy (NNNN)

>>> Campo (NNNN)

The Corporate Coup D’Etat (NNN)

The Daughter Tree (NNN)

Dicktatorship: Macho Made In Italy (NNN)

>>> The Disappearance Of My Mother (NNNN)

Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief (NNN)

Drag Kids (NNN)

Easy Lessons (NNN)

The Edge Of Democracy (NNN)

>>> The El Duce Tapes (NNNN)

El Toro (NNN)

#Female Pleasure (NNN)

>>> For Sama (NNNN)

Framing John DeLorean (NNN)

>>> Garden, Zoological (NNNN)

>>> Gaza (NNNN)

>>> Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (NNNN)

>>> The Guardian Of Memory (NNNN)

>>> Haydee And The Flying Fish (NNNN)

>>> Hi, AI (NNNN)

>>> Honeyland (NNNN)

>>> The Hottest August (NNNN)

>>> Human Nature (NNNN)

>>> Illusions Of Control (NNNN)

In My Blood It Runs (NNN)

Inside Lehman Brothers (NN)

A Kandahar Away (NNN)

Khartoum Offside (NNN)

>>> Kifaru (NNNN)

>>> Killing Patient Zero (NNNN)

>>> Knock Down The House (NNNNN)

Last Breath (NNN)

>>> Leftover Women (NNNN)

>>> Life Is A Belief (NNNN)

Lord Of The Toys (NNN)

>>> The Magic Life Of V (NNNN)

>>> Maxima (NNNN)

>>> Memory: The Origin Of Alien (NNNN)

>>> Merata: How Mum Decolonised The Screen (NNNN)

>>> Midnight Family (NNNN)

>>> Miles Davis: The Birth Of The Cool (NNNNN)

Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man (NNN)

My Dads, My Moms And Me (NNN)

>>> Nîpawistâmasowin: We Will Stand Up (NNNN)

On The Inside Of A Military Dictatorship (NN)

>>> On The President’s Orders (NNNN)

>>> One Child Nation (NNNN)

Our Godfather (NNN)

>>> Our Dance Of Revolution (NNNN)

Our Time Machine (NNN)

>>> Picture Character (NNNN)

>>> Pipe Dreams (NNNN)

Prey (NNN)

Propaganda: The Art Of Selling Lies (NNN)

>>> Prophecy (NNNN)

>>> A Punk Daydream (NNNN)

>>> Push (NNNN)

Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story (NNN)

>>> Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (NNNN)

>>> The Rest (NNNN)

>>> Seahorse (NNNN)

>>> Seeing Red: Stories Of American Communists (NNNN)

Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery (NNN)

>>> Stieg Larsson: The Man Who Played With Fire (NNNN)

>>> There Are No Fakes (NNNN)

>>> Toxic Beauty (NNNN)

The Trial Of Ratko Mladic (NNN)

Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts (NNN)

Union Maids (NNN)

Well Groomed (NNN)

>>> Who Let The Dogs Out (NNNN)

Willie (NNN)

>>> A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem (NNNN)

>>> The World Or Nothing (NNNN)

Your Last Walk In The Mosque (NNN)

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