Documentaries offer rare glimpses into real lives and events, immersing us in their narratives for hours at a time. On camera, people confess to things they may never tell you one-on-one. A masterful director can elicit feeling for places and subjects that are entirely new to the audience.
From April 26th through May 6th, get your fill of the medium. Hot Docs Film Festival offers global stories for the Toronto audience. Topics range from the life of musician M.I.A. to a Brazilian transgender icon, dying young to an Indonesian natural disaster. Over 200 films will play for hundreds of thousands of attendees. Discover new talent and cinematic voices while watching these fascinating, true tales.