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Features and Interviews

  • Capturing Capturing Reality – Pepita Ferrari
    -Hot Docs honours the late filmmaker by screening Capturing Reality in the Redux programme. Revisit her diary about making the film.
  • Working the Dream – Nancy Lanthier
    -What was it like to live and work in Fort McMurray during the oil boom? Julia Ivanova, this year’s Focus On honouree at Hot Docs, tells the tale of millennials caught up in a dream that went horribly wrong in Limit is the Sky.
  • Intense Memories – Jason Gorber
    -An Interview with director Alexandre Philippe on Memory – The Origins of Alien.
  • “Willie Then and Now” – Jason Anderson
    -The inspiring new doc Willie tells the story of Willie O’Ree, the hockey player who broke the NHL’s colour barrier and continues to fight for inclusion and diversity in sports. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)
  • “Justice for Colten” – Pat Mullen
    -Tasha Hubbard’s nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Hot Docs’ opening night film, explores the tragic death of 16-year-old Cree man Colten Boushie and the ongoing fight for Indigenous rights. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)
  • “Essay Films in the Age of Trump” – Marc Glassman
    -John Walker’s Assholes: A Theory, Larry Weinstein’s Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies, and Fred Peabody’s The Corporate Coup d‘État get political. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)

In Review


Hot Docs runs April 25 to May 5. Please visit for more info.