Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hot Docs: Last Woman Standing

Last Woman Standing delves beyond the ring. Once each other’s champions, two women must compete against each other in order to try to be the first female Olympic boxing champion. Read the full review on Addicted in “Get A Look … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: The Continental

A fascinating look at The Continental, one of the first bathhouses in New York, erected at a time when homosexuality was illegal in NYC. Read my review, “Curating the History of The Continental“, up now on Addicted.

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Hot Docs: The Defector

In The Defector: Escape from North Korea, filmmaker Ann Shin goes undercover to follow a human smuggler. She captures his maneuvering as he attempts to help a small group of North Korean refugees make the journey out of China where … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: The Ghosts in Our Machine

We’re all animals, but on earth today we’ve created a hierarchy and some humans place very little value in the feelings and well being of other creatures. Photographer and passionate activist Jo-Anne McArthur makes it her mission to capture The … Continue reading

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Chat with Charlie Carrick from Molly Maxwell

Handsome and talented Charlie Carrick, stars in Molly Maxwell as a cool young teacher who catches the eye of one of his students and struggles with how to keep it kosher.  The British Canadian heartthrob took the time to chat … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot Invades Hot Docs as a Hot Ticket

One of the hottest tickets at this year’s Hot Docs is Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. Members of Pussy Riot, a feminist collective of punk provocateurs, made headlines when their guerrilla performance on the altar at the St. Christ Church … Continue reading

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Hot Docs!

Anticipation is heating up for Hot Docs, Canada’s International Documentary Festival. The largest documentary film festival in all of North America, Hot Docs runs April 25 to May 5th in various theaters across Toronto. Read more in “Holy Moly This Year’s … Continue reading

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