cléo  reviews: Hot Docs 2019

cléo reviews: Hot Docs 2019

Image credit: Oh Ratface Films Last year, on the 25th anniversary of the festival, Hot Docs reached gender parity in its programming for the first time in its history. For the 2019 edition, it surpassed that waypost, with 54% of its films being helmed by women....
An Interview with Hot Docs Forum Producer Dorota Lech

An Interview with Hot Docs Forum Producer Dorota Lech

Image credit: David Spowart Dorota Lech is a Polish-born, Toronto and Los Angeles-based film programmer and independent curator. Since 2013, she has worked for the Toronto International Film Festival, where she is currently the Section Head of the Discovery programme...
cléo recommends: Sophy Romvari’s Pumpkin Movie

cléo recommends: Sophy Romvari’s Pumpkin Movie

Sophy Romvari’s Pumpkin Movie was conceived in light of the scariest thing the Toronto-based filmmaker could imagine: “men.” The film, which premiered at True/False before playing Hot Docs and Sheffield, centres on two friends (played by Romvari and...