It's Funny Because It's True is the latest partnership between Hot Docs and Netflix. The initiative will create five short docs by emerging filmmakers that explore the comedic side of non-fiction.
Highlights from the documentary side of the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival include Flee, Julia, The Rescue, Comala, Becoming Cousteau, Attica, and Listening to Kenny G.
Now streaming from the National Film Board of Canada, Wall is an animated exploration of the political divides in the West Bank featuring acclaimed playwright/screenwriter David Hare.
Heather Hatch confronts the devastating effects of the Site C dam in British Columbia's Peace River, and the consequences that First Nations communities in the region will suffer at the expense of its creation.
Beba is Rebeca Hunt's raw, tender, and poetic auto-biography and celebration of herself.
Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi win the TIFF People's Choice Award for Documentary again after scooping the prize for Free Solo.
Alanis Obomsawin's Honour to Senator Murray Sinclair salutes the man tasked with chairing the Truth and Reconciliation Committee, and shares his message of hope and peace.
Penny Lane discusses her documentary Listening to Kenny G and the question of who has the right to judge another person's taste.
Directors Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi, and Alice Rohrwacher tour Italy to ask youths how they feel about the life ahead in Futura, a refreshingly open debate about where we want to go.
Academy Award winner Eva Orner chronicles the 2019-2020 Australian wildfires in Burning and asks what we'll do when the world goes up in flames.