Hollie's Dress

Showing In

Canadian Spectrum Shorts Program
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
A selection of Canadian short films including Hollies Dress, Nancy's Workshop, Invasion, and Jo.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Annie Sakkab
Producer(s):Paul Lee
Annie Sakkab
Editor(s):Annie Sakkab
Writer(s):Annie Sakkab
Cinematography:Annie Sakkab
Vanessa Tignanelli
Composer:APM Music Library
Ken Young
Sound:Amanda Ann-Min Wong


This short film is part of the Canadian Spectrum Shorts Program.

As 14-year-old Hollie sews her first dress with her mother, she faces the decision all Mennonite girls must make as they reach adulthood. Will she put on the dress, become a full member of the Mennonite church and assume her role as a mother, or will she join the wider world? Mariam Zaidi

Watch now on CBC Gem

Canadian Spectrum program sponsored by
TVO logo

Additional Information

Hot Docs Festival Online starts May 28! Stream documentary premieres, watch pre-recorded Q&As, and partake in virtual live events—all on hotdocs.ca.

Tickets: $9 per film ($8 for Hot Docs Members)

5-Film Streaming Bundles: $40 ($36 for Hot Docs Members) - BUY NOW

All films are geo-blocked to Ontario. From the moment you start streaming, you have 48 hours to watch your film. Questions? Try our FAQs