Why do so many of us lie and think it's no big deal? How does dishonesty cripple our economy, hurt our relationships and bruise our self-esteem? A new documentary, recently screened in Toronto, expertly answers those questions and many more.
War and the effects of violence is of particular interest in this year’s Hot Docs “World Showcase” program, ranging from historical accounts to stories related to recent to headlines to a worldwide concern.
Hot Docs’ “Nightvision” program is for films that choose to exist outside the box, including those that capture gruelling tests of the human condition and the UN’s official strategy to handle an alien’s arrival.
A recent documentary by Motherboard looks into the murky world of mammoth cloning. Focusing on the efforts of a company in South Korea, it poses the question of whether this is truly the advancement of science or just big business?
‘The Wrecking Crew’ is the extraordinary untold story of a group of studio musicians who played the instruments for many of our favourite rock and roll songs, which also comprise the epic soundtrack for the documentary.
This week’s releases include an Oscar nominee and one deserving of more recognition; a reality series that goes deep behind the camera; a couple of unexpectedly satisfactory horror pictures; and the inspiration for a ‘90s phenomenon.
CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou will be starring in a documentary about whistleblowers called "Silenced".
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A still from the documentary film Indie Game: The Movie
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A scene from 'Doc of the Dead'
A scene from 'The Price We Pay'
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A scene from 'The Engineer'
A scene from 'Sunshine Superman'
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H.R. Giger in 'Dark Star - H.R. Gigers World'
"They’re very amazing performers," filmmaker Lian Lunson says of Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright. "I think whenever you see them perform, you realize you’re in the company of something very unique. They wear hearts on sleeves, and pour everything into performing."
A bin of discarded hummus discovered during 'Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story'
"BB KIng: The Life Of Riley" explores the influence and legacy of the blues icon across many generations.
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A student with Ottawa's Leading Note Foundation travels to Toronto to see her heroes.