Daniel Carsenty and Mohammed Abugeth's The Devil's Drivers is a high-octane human rights thriller with real world stakes thanks to its portrait of an underground taxi service that navigates the Israel/Palestine border.
As part of the 2021 festival, Cannes dedicated a sidebar to “Cinema for the climate.” This group of mostly non-fiction films tackled various storylines that somehow relate to environmental causes. This, combined
If Canada is to live up to its egalitarian promise, the mandate of the police and the security state must be radically rethought and restructured. In bearing witness and deepening understanding, documentaries
he international juries at Hot Docs this year favoured slow cinéma vérité If the feature winner Ostrov – Lost Island exemplifies the limitations of the art form with its lethargic portrait of
A true eye-opener about the human costs that fuel our everyday conveniences, The Gig Is Up leaves audiences with a tough question. Director Shannon Walsh (Illusions of Control) asks how much we’re
“I’m ashamed that we weren’t able to stand against the ones who are bullying us,” says Pepper at the end of Dear Future Children. “It really doesn’t matter if we’re smart or
It is not exactly news that woman assault is an epidemic in countries everywhere around the world. Male partners routinely escalate their violent ways when their spouses threaten to leave the relationship.
s a Muslim woman who is a human rights activist, a spiritual leader and a lawyer, Seyran Ates wears many hats. While some praise her humanitarian efforts, others see her as a
Vicenta, an Argentinian mother, desperately seeks an abortion for her mentally disabled daughter after she’s raped by her uncle and faces a biased and incompetent judicial system. Denying women their reproductive rights
Don’t be misled by the Hot Docs official blurb for Dropstones. Yes, Sonya is back on Fogo Island with her two young teenage boys, having fled an abusive husband, but this is