Sharing some of my personal picks and recommendations of films screening at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival.
Listing two short documentary film programs as well as features documentaries from the Special Presentations program.
Volume 1 Picks
Roads to Regenaration
This compilation of eight inspirational short documentaries, executive produced by Hot Docs and presented by SAP, showcases innovative ideas from everyday people around the world who seek to make life more sustainable, equitable and hopeful for everyone—one change or idea at a time.
You can be among the first to see the incredible stories of ordinary Canadians doing extraordinary things to make their communities better places.
Special Presentations Picks
Director Lin Alluna | Denmark, Canada, Greenland | 92min
Black Barbie: A Documentary
Director Lagueria Davis | USA | 100 min
Director Bernardo Ruiz | USA | 80 min
Directors Bethann Hardison, Frédéric Tcheng | USA | 115min
Joan Baez I Am A Noise
Directors Karen O’Connor, Miri Navasky, Maeve O’Boyle | USA | 113min
Love to Love You, Donna Summer
Directors Roger Ross Williams, Brooklyn Sudano | USA | 107min
Praying for Armageddon
Director Tonje Hessen Schei | Norway | 96min
Stephen Curry Underrated
Director Peter Nicks | USA | 110min
Please note that many of the films screening at this year’s festival will also be available virtually across Canada.
For full details on the Hot Docs Festival including ticketing and viewing options, please go to hotdocs.ca.