Hot Docs 2012: My Final Schedule

I have finalized the films that I will be seeing this year at HotDocs.  Even though it’s my second time at the festival, this will be my first time seeing a decent selection of films. There are 11 films that I am confirmed to be checking out.  For all intents and purposes this is my […]

More HotDocs Highlights

We are only a week away from the 2012 film festival.  Things are starting to shape up for me and I am expecting to see at least ten films at this year’s festival (which is an improvement from the single film I saw last year). I plan to have my final screening schedule finalized on […]

Hot Docs Highlights

This year’s edition of the Hot Docs Film Festival begins in just under a month’s time and I’ve been thinking about what films I would possibly want to see a the festival.  I’m not sure on the exact number I will be seeing at Hot Docs this year, though I hope to see at least […]

Thoughts on the Renovated Bloor Cinema

This evening I went to a screening at the new reopened (and renamed) Bloor Hot Docs cinema.  The theatre recently finished months of renovations and has now reopened as the main hub for the Hot Docs film festival. I might be because I only went to the Bloor a handful of times before the renovations, […]

Hot Docs: My Thoughts on You’ve Been Trumped

As the first film I’ve seen at the Hot Docs film festival, I sure made an interesting and though provoking pick. You’ve Been Trumped is about Donald Trump’s efforts to build a golf course in Scotland, a move that upsets the locals, who are in danger of losing their homes. As someone with partial Scottish heritage (my […]

Checking out Hot Docs

I do have to admit that, other than TIFF, I don’t often check out the many different film festivals (over 100) that happen year round in the city (the exception being Toronto After Dark, which I’ve gone to twice now). I’ve been meaning to check out the Hot Docs documentary festival for a while now. […]