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teenage

Hot Docs Review: Teenage

Before the 1940s, the term “teenager” did not exist – there was simply a sort of void between childhood and adulthood that wasn’t really…

tough bond

Hot Docs Review: Tough Bond

Roaming the streets in packs, scores of street kids in Kenya rely on one another for the familial support they don’t get from their…

The Human Scale

Hot Docs Review: The Human Scale

As Torontonians, we’re very well-versed in the idea of overcrowding whether it be while trying to share the narrow streets with cyclists, streetcars and…

Auctioneer

Hot Docs Review: The Auctioneer

Dale Menzak is an interesting dude. A funeral director by day, he spends his spare time as an auctioneer who specializes in the sale…

Eufrosina's Revolution

Hot Docs Review: Eufrosina’s Revolution

Eufrosina’s Revolution is set in the impoverished Mexican state of Oaxaca, where many indigenous communities have scarcely been touched by modernity. Supposedly considered autonomous,…

A scene from "Brave New River"

Hot Docs Review: Brave New River

Brave New River  is an environmental documentary about the transformation of the Rupert River after Hydro-Québec diverted 70 per cent of its water to five…