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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir (Band)

In Band, director Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir trains her lens on herself, and her fellow Post Performance Blues Band members, as they make a last-ditch effort to hit it big. We posed our Qs à la mode to Álfrún, and here’s what she shared! If I had to describe my film using only five adjectives, they would …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux (Handle With Care: The Legend of The Notic Streetball Crew)

In Handle With Care: The Legend of The Notic Streetball Crew, co-directors Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux and Kirk Thomas catch up with the titular Canadian phenoms 20 years after their dazzling skills first wowed the world. We posed our Qs à la mode to Jeremy, and here’s what he shared! If I had to describe my film …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Lindsay Keys & Winslow Crane-Murdoch (The Quiet Epidemic)

In The Quiet Epidemic, co-directors Lindsay Keys and Winslow Crane-Murdoch examine the controversial history of chronic Lyme disease diagnoses and treatment (or lack thereof) in the United States. We posed our Qs à la mode to Lindsay and Winslow, and here’s what they shared! If we had to describe our film using only five adjectives, …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Cody Sheehy (Make People Better)

With Make People Better, director Cody Sheedy investigates the events surrounding a Chinese scientist’s controversial experiment, which resulted in the world’s first genetically designed babies… and an avalanche of condemnation, cover-ups and questions. We posed our Qs à la mode to Cody, and here’s what he shared! If I had to describe my film using …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Gavin Fitzgerald (Million Dollar Pigeons)

Director Gavin Fitzgerald’s Million Dollar Pigeons explores the world of competitive pigeon racing, and the efforts of assorted “pigeon fanciers” from around the globe hoping to take home top prize at an international event in South Africa. We posed our Qs à la mode to Gavin, and here’s what he shared! If I had to …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Chloe Sosa-Sims (Hunting in Packs)

In Hunting in Packs, director Chloe Sosa-Sims follows a trio of women politicians from across the political spectrum — the UK’s Jess Phillips, Canada’s Michelle Rempel Garner and American Pramiya Jayapal — to explore what they do, how they do it and why. We posed our Qs à la mode to Chloe, and here’s what …

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Hot Docs 2022 #3: Six More Docs to Add to Your To-see List

The great films keep right on coming! Here’s another half-dozen we’d recommend.   Handle With Care: The Legend of The Notic Streetball Crew (6/8) Back in the early 2000s, Canada was producing some of the most amazing young basketball talent in the world… but most people didn’t know anything about it. “The Notic” was a …

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Hot Docs 2022: Qs à la mode with… Jackie Torrens (Bernie Langille Wants to Know What Happened to Bernie Langille)

Director Jackie Torrens’ quirky doc, Bernie Langille Wants to Know What Happened to Bernie Langille, revolves around the titular subject, who uses miniatures to recreate the circumstances around (and probe) the mysterious death of his grandfather. We posed our Qs à la mode to Jackie, and here’s what she shared! If I had to describe …

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