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'Off the Rails' documentary: Meet Darius McCollum, the man obsessed with trains

If you’ve never heard of Darius McCollum, you soon will. His remarkable life (which doesn’t even sound real) is being made into a feature film, but for now, you can see his story at the… 959 more words

Entertainment

Hot Docs 2016: The Infinite Flight of Days

Nestled in the Andes lies the small village of Jericó, a colourful community constantly under the watchful eye of a Jesus statue perched on the hill above it. 262 more words

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Hot Docs 2016 Interview: Min Sook Lee Talks "Migrant Dreams"

As I have already mentioned in my review of “Migrant Dreams”, it is always important to have a freedom of speech when it comes to writing. 924 more words

Interviews

'Hip Hop Evolution': Documentary delves into music genre's overlooked history

The latest musical history documentary from Canadians Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn (Metal Evolution, Super Duper Alice Cooper), Hip Hop Evolution is a journey to the earliest days of hip-hop in ’80s Bronx and Harlem. 726 more words

Entertainment

Gun Runners

I was a little uncomfortable when I discovered that this documentary about Kenyan warriors had a pun in its title.

With armed cattle rustling getting out of hand, the Kenyan government introduced a disarmament program in 2004 to end the violence. 357 more words

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Hot Docs film dashes immigration fantasy, reveals harsh world of migrant workers in Canadian greenhouse

Every year thousands of workers from countries as diverse as Jamaica and Thailand travel to Canada to work in greenhouses in Leamington, Ont., an area renowned for its tomato production. 596 more words

Arts

Hot Docs 2016: How to Let Go of the World

Though you may not have noticed, Earth Day 2016 was pretty momentous as the final version of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was opened for signatures, and 177 countries signed the agreement and 15 have already ratified it. 502 more words

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