Review: ‘Advocate’

Advocate (Canada/Israel/Switzerland, 105 min.) Dir. Rachel Leah Jones, Phillipe Bellaiche Programme: Special Presentations (Canadian Premiere) A heroic portrait of an Israeli lawyer who defends violent Palestinian offenders, Advocate is a lively exercise in documentary

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Review: ‘The Rest’

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The Rest (Germany, 78 min.) Dir. Ai Weiwei Programme: Special Presentations (North American Premiere) Ai Weiwei’s 2017 doc Human Flow is one of the most extraordinary portraits of the global migration crisis ever put

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Review: ‘Seeing Allred’

Seeing Allred (USA, 96 min.) Dir. Sophie Sartain, Roberta Grossman   “I don’t think Gloria is in a popularity contest because if she is, she lost that one,” says lawyer and commentator

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