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Hot Docs 2018

The documentary festival hands out 13 prizes including best Canadian feature more

Interviews & Features

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The British-Tamil musician talked Netflix, Ghomeshi and Chinese investment in Sri Lanka at the Canadian premiere of her documentary more

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Local director takes down Hollywood's now most famous abuser of power for sexual gain – but drops the ball on the #MeToo movement more

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Powerful doc looks at two Argentine cousins who survived nightmarish sexual abuse as children more

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Mike Ford

The British-Tamil musician encountered a few hiccups en route to her Hot Docs appearance in Toronto more

Movies & TV

Margarita Cadenas shows stories of five women trying to survive Venezuela's slow-motion collapse more

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Mike Ford

British-Sri Lankan musician is scheduled to attend Hot Docs screening in Toronto on May 2 more

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Nancy Schwartzman's account of the Steubenville, Ohio high school rape case is an urgent and necessary film in the #MeToo movement more

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Documentary about members of the Bowery Slam Poetry Team is full of ideas, riffs on current events and so much tension you'll occasionally be holding your breath more

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Documentary about the short life and brilliant career of comedy legend Gilda Radner will break your heart more

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Bing Liu's stunning feature debut explores what it means to be man coming of age in economically depressed America more

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Director Stephen Maing gets an insider’s view of the NYPD's discriminatory arrest practices more

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Powerful and intimate doc probes the prolonged aftermath of a brutal hate crime more

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Film about American rollerskating subculture could be a future cult classic more

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Powerful first feature shines light on the electrical grid in Nigeria, where over half of the population lives without a consistent supply of electricity more

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Profile of transgressive editorial cartoonist Dwayne Booth, a.k.a. Mr. Fish, could have a wider scope more

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Documentary illustrates the benefits and costs of online fame in China more

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The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has arrived. We've reviewed more than 65 documentaries so far – and there's more to come. more

Movies & TV

Samara Grace Chadwick's doc about a rash of suicides in her old school is a powerful meditation on trauma and resilience more

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Director Leon Lee fumbles telling this important of human rights abuses in China more

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