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When Jews Were Funny

Read my Addicted review of When Jews Were Funny, a documentary that by its very title could insult the subjects by insinuating with “when” they are no longer, is a series of conversations with Jewish comedians about what Jewish humour … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: Last Black Sea Pirates

It turns out, the type of pirates who fly a black flag with a skull, wear blue and white striped shirts, drink and fight and when not doing either dig for buried treasure are not extinct; there’s a batch of … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: God Loves Uganda

God Loves Uganda shines a light on the effect that Evangelical Conservative Christian American missionaries are having on the country of Uganda. It’s eye opening, informative, and infuriating – I found it fascinating though I felt my blood boil. Read … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: Muscle Shoals

There’s a tiny town in Alabama known as Muscle Shoals. You may not have heard of it before, but you almost certainly have heard the music that’s come from it. This was one of my personal favourites from Hot Docs! … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: The Kill Team

Think back to 2010 and you may recall the term “Kill Team” the press coined for a group of American soldiers suspected of committing war criminal acts in the Kandahar province in Afghanistan. Oscar-nominated director Dan Krauss provides an in-depth … Continue reading

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Hot Docs: The Devil’s Lair

The Devil’s Lair captures the life of gang leader Braaim and his family as they live surrounded by drugs and violence in Cape Flats, South Africa. Read the review on Addicted: “Catch a Glimpse into The Devil’s Lair.”

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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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