"In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director."Alfred Hitchcock Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube On Episode 111 of Drink in the Movies Michael … Continue reading.
Tag: Hot Docs 2021
Hot Docs 2021 Review: Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm
Written by Taylor Baker 78/100 Rockfield farm buried in the Welsh countryside slowly changed from a family farm into a family farm and historic studio. The likes of Iggy Pop, Queen, David Bowie, Black Sabbath, Robert Plant, and countless others … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 Capsule Review: Dear Future Children
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 45/100 Dear Future Children is Franz Böhm's first documentary feature. It narrates the story of three female activists in Chile, Hong Kong, and Uganda. While it offers an interesting premise it lacks the … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 Review: Bank Job
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 45/100 The premise behind Bank Job is an interesting one. It tackles debt! Debt is universal and an integral part of economic systems around the world. In order to explore the debt crisis … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 | Mid-Festival Conversation with Thomas Stoneham-Judge from ForReel
Learn more about Hot Docs, including programs, schedule, and events, at their website! https://youtu.be/lJI4SD7olJE Hot Docs 2021 Discussion! Taylor and Thomas from ForReel fire up their mics and cameras to discuss the festival so far.… Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 Review: The Big Scary “S” Word
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 50/100 The Big Scary "S" Word, is Yael Bridge's first full length documentary feature. This documentary is incredibly timely given Bernie Sanders' recent promising presidential campaigns, the rising stars in the progressive-wing of … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 Review: The Face of Anonymous
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 50/100 What is an information terrorist? The Face of Anonymous (2020) directed by Gary Lang provided an inside look into the work of cyber-activism through the eyes of Anonymous hacktivist Christopher Mark Doyon … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2021 Review: Dark Blossom
Written by Taylor Baker 62/100 Often staring into a screen or mirror as they billow out more vapor there is an unsatisfied anger intertwined with a yearning at the heart of primary subjects in this Danish Documentary. Dark Blossom begins … Continue reading.