At 76, Alanis Obomsawin is circling back to her early focus on language, education, and children. “I want to make a series of short children’s films,” she tells me.
Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier discuss their documentary Act of God, which opens the 2009 Hot Docs Film Festival.
POV’s International editor and festival maven weighs forth on doc fests with a slew of distinguished colleagues.
If air travel is immoral, and the Internet has contracted geography, then what kind of window is the documentary screen today?
At 86, veteran filmmaker Richard Leacock comes to Canada for Hot Docs’ Outstanding Achievement retrospective.
POV surveys Hot Docs’ exciting selection of films from Iran, a country noted for works that intersect between fiction and documentaries.
The 2007 Hot Docs Festival spotlights Central and Eastern Europe. Is there a new documentary wave on the horizon?
Assessing the work of the 2007 Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement winner, Heddy Honigmann.
At this year’s Hot Docs, it became clear that broadcasters are insisting on upgrading quickly to HD (high definition).
Hot Docs 2006 was better attended than any previous festival thanks to the organization’s promotional efforts and ability to present a provocative selection of documentaries within a framework of professional forums and