-- Gianfranco Rosi’s El Sicario, Room 164, in it a sicario “confesses the secrets of his lethal 20-year career.” Monday, May 2nd 6:15PM and Wednesday, May 4th 11:00AM.
-- Allan Sekula and Noël Burch in The Forgotten Space explore "the catastrophic effects globalization has wrought on the ship, truck and train industries." Friday, May 6th 9:30PM and Saturday, May 7th 8:15PM.
-- Charles Officer’s follow up to the full-length feature Nurse.Fighter.Boy (which I wrote about here) is Mighty Jerome; “Race, national pride and tragic misfortune shape the story of 1960s track star Harry Jerome.” The former hockey-player turned director, since Nurse.Fighter.Boy, made a TV-series on musicians, City Sonic. Friday, April 29th 9:30PM, Saturday, April 30th 11:00AM, and Sunday, May 8th 4:30PM
-- Gary Burns and Jim Brown in their new documentary The Future is Now! “tackle the future in this documentary-drama hybrid.” Thursday, May 5th 9:00PM and Saturday, May 7th 1:00PM.
There are also two programs worth checking out:
-- Outstanding Achievement, Retrospective Honouring Terence Macartney-Filgate, which includes A Candid Eye (04/05 6:45PM), Timothy Findley: Anatomy of a Writer (05/05 6:45PM) and Pinter People (29/04 7:00PM).
-- Focus on Alan Zweig, which includes early short films (30/04 7:15PM), Vinyl (05/05, 9:30PM), Vinyl: The Alternate Take (06/05 9:30PM), A Hard Name (29/04 11:15AM), I, Curmudgeon (03/05 6:45PM), and Lovable (01/05 7:00PM).
For more information on Hot Docs 2011, here is the url: http://www.hotdocs.ca/.
-- Highrise, a multi-year, many-media collaborative documentary, which “explores vertical living in the global suburbs.” Directed by Katerina Cizek and produced by Gerry Flahive.
-- Welcome to Pine Point, by The Goggles, which consists of Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons, is a documentary about the deserted and forgotten townsite of Pine Point, Northwest Territories and their relationship towards it. The inspiration for the project emerged from the website Pine Point revisited.