The POV Hot Docs ‘19 Hub!
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!)
- “When Gentle Can Kill” – Judy Wolfe
-Wolfe looks at one of this year’s Canadian selections. Details and title withheld at request of production company. (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!)
- “The Feeling that You Left” – PM
-Joan Tosoni and Martha Kehoe profile folk icon Gordon Lightfoot in If You Could Read My Mind. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)
- “Giving a Shit” – PM
-Lily Zepeda’s Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man tells the story of humorous humanitarian Jack Sim and his mission to provide clean sanitation in impoverished regions. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)
- “Oblique Strategies” – Daniel Glassman
-Brett Story’s Hot Docs selection The Hottest August is one of several recent films documenting absence. (Pick up a copy of POV #110 or subscribe to read!)
- A Kandahar Away – Chelsea Phillips-Carr
- The Disappearance of My Mother – JG
- Flamenco at 5:15 – PM
- Havana from on High – CPC
- If You Love this Planet – JA
- Midnight Traveler – JG
- Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool – JG
- New Shoes – Olena Decock
- Shooting the Mafia – JG
Hot Docs runs April 25 to May 5. Please visit hotdocs.ca for more info.