Archive for April, 2014

‘The Sheik’ producers clothesline “shocking” article – Producers of ‘The Sheik’ respond to an unflattering article in the National Post that they suspect was a politically-motivated attempt to embarrass Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow.

Hot Docs provides vivid reminders of the world’s darker affairs

Hot Docs looks at the truth behind the legends of men – One of the criteria for inclusion in the Hot Docs Film Festival “Special Presentations” programme is high-profile subjects. We look at ‘Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me’; ‘The Notorious Mr. Bout’; and ‘Whitey: United States of America v. Jame

‘Doc of the Dead’ rises to the occasion – ‘Doc of the Dead’ explores zombie culture through interviews with some of the movement’s most notable contributors and fans.

Hot Docs wears a maple leaf on its sleeve in ‘Canadian Spectrum’

‘Just Eat It’ shows the danger of society’s love affair with food

Hot Docs is all about ‘Love, Factually’ – Hot Docs Film Festival adds “Love, Factually” to this year’s programme, featuring documentaries about people in love, looking for love and everything in between. We look at three selections: ‘Love & Engineering,’ ‘Love Hotel’ and ‘Love Me’