FRAME BY FRAME is an insightful study of the rise in photojournalism in Afghanistan following the removal of the Taliban-imposed ban on photography.
DOUBLE HAPPINESS is a thought-provoking film that explores the idea of “copying” through a visually entertaining and fascinating exploration of plagiarised historical sites in China.
THE SHORE BREAK is a study on the importance of the land and the relentless spectre of greed and expansion in the 21st century.
We sat down with Ioanis Nuguet, the director of the intimate and playful documentary, SPARTACUS AND CASSANDRA, following the screening of the film at HotDocs.
THE LIVING FIRE is an exceptional study of isolation and modernity that sets itself in a simple tale of sheep herders in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains.
Centering on the work of Mumbai cinema screenpainter Sheikh Rehman, ORIGINAL COPY becomes a wonderful and contemplative tribute to cinema-going itself.
Ross Sutherland’s first feature film is an experimental adaptation of poetry, theatre and film, a VHS-led exploration of grief, regret and self-exorcism.
Frida and Lasse Barkfors won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Impact at Sundance this year for their documentary PERVERT PARK. We spoke to them at the film’s screening at HotDocs, in Canada.
We sat down with Hot Docs programmer Charlotte Cooke to discuss this year’s festival, her top picks and the internal machinations and hurdles that comes with running one of the largest documentary festivals.