‘The Apology’ Wows at Hot Docs Premiere
The talk of the town this year at Hot Docs is Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology. (Read the POV review here.) The film currently leads the rankings for the Audience Award at Hot Docs and the support comes as no surprise given the tremendous and emotional response at the film’s premiere. Here are some photos from the film’s Scotiabank Big Ideas screening where Hsiung participated in an extended Q&A with subject Gil Won-Ok (aka Grandma Gil) and Meehyang Yoon, Director of the Korean Council for Women Drafted for Military Slavery:
Word on the Tweet is also strong:
Outstanding filmmaking from everyone involved in Tiffany Hsiung"s The Apology. Follow
TheApologyDoc</a>, find it, see it. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HotDocs16?src=hash">#HotDocs16</a></p>— Cameron Bailey (cameron_tiff) May 1, 2016
Hot Docs: The Apology (
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema - <a href="https://twitter.com/TheBloorCinema">thebloorcinema for Apology in Toronto, ON w/
kjknoll</a>) <a href="https://t.co/Ho4AApJqbq">https://t.co/Ho4AApJqbq</a></p>— Joel Crocker (joelcrocker) April 30, 2016
Fav films at
hotdocs</a> so far: The Legacy of Frida Kahlo, Hip Hop Evolution, and The Apology. So insightful and inspiring! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HotDocs16?src=hash">#HotDocs16</a></p>— Meghan Borthwick (meghanborthwick) May 2, 2016
A photo from the Q&A following Tiffany Hsiung's THE APOLOGY, made by an all-female crew.
TheApologyDoc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HotDocs16?src=hash">#HotDocs16</a> <a href="https://t.co/u6Ue2ANGa5">pic.twitter.com/u6Ue2ANGa5</a></p>— REEL CANADA (REELCANADA) May 1, 2016
Have you seen The Apology? Which other Hot Docs films have inspired you?