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Thursday, April 30th, 2015

4 Hot Docs Films to Catch Before Hot Docs 2015 Ends!

Hot Docs 2015 is rounding to a close! Nooooooo! But we still have time to catch some of the most buzzed about and important films. Here are the four films to catch before Hot Docs ends on May 3rd. Click on the links to check for ticket availability.  ♦ What Happened, Miss Simone? Tickets are all sold out.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: DREAMCATCHER

♦ A Winehouse Mag Must See ♦  DREAMCATCHER| Director: Kim Longinotto | 98 min “You got any dreams you want to catch?” This is the profound and difficult question asked by Brenda Myers-Powell, a former prostitute, and now shero, who...

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: Exotica, Erotica, Etc.

Exotica, Erotica, Etc.  | Director: Evangelia Kranioti | 73 min The opening scene of Exotica, Erotica, Etc. is magnificent: a sea port, dark waves crashing all around it, a looming jet black sky. We hear the voice of Sandy, a woman of...

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: Leaving Africa – A Story About Friendship & Empowerment

♦ A Winehouse Mag Must See ♦ Leaving Africa | Director: Iiris Härmä   |89 min In parts of beautiful, lush, pastel coloured Uganda, poverty and limited opportunities affect many, particularly women (as with many parts of the world). But...

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: The Circus Dynasty

♦ A Winehouse Mag Must See ♦ The Circus Dynasty | Director: Anders Riis-Hansen  | 93 min For many of us, the circus seems like an antiquated institution from bygone days. Today, when I think of the circus I think of...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015 – Nicola Costantino: The Artefacta

♦ A Winehouse Mag Must See ♦ NICOLA COSTANTINO: THE ARTEFACTA | Director: Natalie Cristiani  | 75 min Two halves of a large skinned carcass hang from a studio ceiling — strung up like wings — as artist Nicola Costantino...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow | Director: Tara Fallaux |39 min  As the Millionaire Matchmaker, Patti Stanger, says: “Everybody wants love, but not everyone finds it.” Then again, sometimes we find it when we least expect it. Leny had taken care...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Hot Docs 2015: Original Copy ~ A Dying Art

♦ A Winehouse Mag Must See ♦ The power of S. Rehman banners once drove crowds to films that were deemed potential bombs. Today he is the last master of a dying art. Chaka V.  It’s hard not to wonder...

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Hot Docs

Hot Docs 2015 has begun! Reviews and Interviews start here.  TWM

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Hot Docs 2014: Before the Last Curtain Falls

♦ A Winehouse Mag must see. ♦ Before The Last Curtain Falls |Director: Thomas Wallner | 86 min Six aging Belgian cabaret actors whose dazzling youthful days are behind them, take part in the production Gardenia, directed by...

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