For her latest, The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution, prolific Canadian filmmaker and documentarian Maya Gallus looks at women making names for themselves in one of the most financially devastating, time consuming, and testosterone driven entrepreneurial sectors.
We caught up with Canadian filmmaker Laura Marie Wayne and her best friend, musician and documentary subject Scott Jones about their collaboration on Love, Scott, a film about Scott’s road to recovery after a stabbing left him paralyzed from the waist down.
We catch up with Canadian filmmaker Jean-Simon Chartier about his latest documentary, Playing Hard, an in-depth, behind-the-scenes, warts-and-all look at the production of a blockbuster sized video game, which premieres at Hot Docs this week.
Hot Docs kicks off its 25th year today (and runs through May 6), and here are 15 films showing during the first few days of the festival that are worth catching and guaranteed to scratch your non-fiction itch.
We catch up with human rights activist and sexual assault survivor Mandi Gray, subject of the documentary Slut or Nut: The Diary of a Rape Trial, which premieres at Hot Docs 2018 this spring.
We talk to Canadian-Nigerian filmmaker Shasha Nakhai about her debut feature documentary Take Light (premiering at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival this weekend), which finds her returning to her hometown of Port Harcourt to take an on the ground look at Nigeria’s ongoing energy crisis.
We catch up with Canadian filmmaker Michael Sparaga about his latest documentary United We Fan (premiering this weekend at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival), an ode to those television buffs who work tirelessly to keep their faviourite programs from getting cancelled.