The standout Canadian docs of 2019 include nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, This Is Not a Movie, The Corporate Coup d'État, Toxic Beauty, and Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies.
The Corporate Coup d’État (Canada, 90 minutes) Dir. Fred Peabody Programme: Special Presentations (Canadian Premiere) The Corporate Coup d’État isn’t a horror doc, but it methodically builds a sense of impending doom. Its
You see him everywhere, a large sneering bully of a man. He’s the Donald, the #potus—really, is that so much quicker to say than President?—the orange skinned asshole with the trophy wife
Hot Docs has become like TIFF: it’s so great that there’s too much to see. 251 films? You can’t see them all.
In All Governments Lie, Fred Peabody and Peter Raymont consider the legacy of independent journalists like I.F. Stone in the age of Trump.