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HOT DOCS 2013


NCR: NOT CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE

While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times in a crowded shopping mall. The young man is declared not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder and confined to a forensic mental health institution. Directed by four-time Emmy® Award winner John Kastner, NCR: Not Criminally Responsible offers a timely and provocative examination of violence and mental illness.

Doc | 90/60/52 min | HD
John Kastner
JVS Kastner Productions Ltd. | NFB

SCREENING TIMES

04/28 - 21 H 30
Isabel Bader Theatre

04/30 - 15 H 30
Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 3

05/5 - 13 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

ALPHÉE OF THE STARS

Directed by Hugo Latulippe and co-produced by Esperamos and the NFB, this documentary follows the filmmaker’s daughter, Alphée. She has a rare genetic condition called Smith-Lemli-Opitz disorder, for which there is no cure.

Doc | 83/52 min | HD
Hugo Latulippe
Esperamos Films | NFB

SCREENING TIMES

04/30 - 18 H 30
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

05/1 - 13 H 30
Isabel Bader Theatre

05/4 - 15 H 30
ROM Theatre

BUYING SEX

Timely and wise, this important documentary about the state of prostitution laws in Canada is a revelation. Buying Sex offers a wide spectrum of insight into the issue, inviting us to think for ourselves about the consequences of social change.

Doc | 75 min | HD
Kent Nason, Teresa MacInnes
NFB

SCREENING TIMES

05/1 - 18 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

05/3 - 13 H 30
Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 3

05/5 - 13 H 30
Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 4


THE AUCTIONEER

Dale Menzak is an auctioneer specializing in the sale of family farms. A man of few words when not auctioneering, he also works part-time as an undertaker. Set against a backdrop of gorgeous prairie vistas, The Auctioneer observes Dale from a respectful distance as he facilitates the difficult process of letting go.

Doc | 57 min | HD
Hans Olson
NFB

SCREENING TIMES

05/2 - 19 H 30
TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

05/4 - 15 H 30
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

CHI

Well-known filmmaker Anne Wheeler and actor Babz Chula take off for southern India, armed only with a camera and the hope of making a film about a little-known, seemingly miraculous treatment for cancer.

Doc | 59 min | HD
Anne Wheeler
NFB

SCREENING TIMES

04/27 - 20 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

04/29 - 11 H 00
Isabel Bader Theatre

05/4 - 13 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

MARY & MYSELF

An animated film about friendship and the power of storytelling, Mary & Myself reveals the hidden history of the so-called “comfort women” of the ’30s and ’40s.

Animation | 7 min
Sam Decoste
NFB

SCREENING TIMES

04/27 - 20 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3

04/29 - 11 H 00
Isabel Bader Theatre

05/4 - 13 H 00
TIFF Bell Lightbox 3


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