Debra Zimmerman has taken the feminist non-profit Women Make Movies from grassroots production facility to the world’s largest distribution outlet of films by and about women.
Juliet Lammers and Lorraine Price took cameras on the road to create Last Woman Standing, the historic story of Canada’s two top-ranked female boxers.
In Tales From the Organ Trade, Ric Bienstock reinforces her hard-earned reputation for slipping a camera into impossible places.
In Chi, Anne Wheeler documents the ups and downs of the cancer treatments that Babz Chula finds excruciating but accepts with hope.
Buying Sex introduces a Canadian legal case being tried to remove prohibitions on communicating for the purposes of prostitution in public
The world’s oldest profession gets a perspicacious spin in a handful of judicious films at Hot Docs 2012.
Pakistani-Canadian Oscar-winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s personal story and philosophy on her road to making Saving Face.
With four successful films in 10 years, and a recent marriage and a baby, Alan Zweig is cautiously happy, but admits it wasn’t always so.
In the Name of the Family and Life with Murder are tragic and terrifying films by John Kastner and Shelley Saywell.
Veteran writer and filmmaker Cole analyzes what makes a doc story work and offers a manifesto on how to make one yourself.