Citizen Minutes

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Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Program Category:Special Events
Film Subjects:Hot Picks
Art & Design
Canadian Culture & Issues
Capitalism & Big Business
Children & Youth
Families & Family Stories
LGBT Culture & Issues
Politics & Political Intrigue
Race & Racism


Commissioned by Hot Docs, Citizen Minutes is a short doc collection aimed at celebrating and inspiring civic engagement. Be among the first to see the incredible stories of ordinary Canadians doing extraordinary things to make their communities better places. Citizen Minutes is the cornerstone of an exciting new national educational initiative that Hot Docs is launching this fall.

Learn more about the Citizen Minutes project at

Included Shorts

Nourrir les Rêves (6min) FREE More
Body Politics (8min) FREE More
Excluded by Design (3min) FREE More
The Gift (3min) FREE More
Jean Swanson: We Need a New Map (7min) FREE More
Mending a Crack in the Sky (8min) FREE More
Militant Mother (8min) FREE More
Ride Fair (7min) FREE More

Additional Information

Stream documentary premieres, pre-recorded Q&As, live events and more at Hot Docs Festival, nationwide April 29 to May 9.

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