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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
Opening October 29

Discover how a lifelong passion for music, and friendships with the likes of Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, helped Jimmy Carter become the 39th President of the United States.
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Runtime:96 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
New Release

Dive into the life and work of the legendary neurologist who redefined our understanding of the brain and mind.
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Runtime:114 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
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Director(s):Ric Burns
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Herb Alpert Is...
New Release

From unassuming trumpeter to chart-topping record producer and philanthropic heavyweight, explore the life and multi-faceted career of the Tijuana Brass' Herb Albert in this joyous portrait from the director of Chasing Trane.
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Runtime:113 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Totally Under Control
Leaving November 12

Filmed in secrecy over the course of five months, this explosive exposé from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney uncovers the truth behind US President Donald Trump's mishandling of the Coronavirus crisis.
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Runtime:123 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Alex Gibney, Suzanne Hillinger and Ophelia Harutyunyan
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Epicentro
New Release

A Sundance Grand Jury Award-winning portrait of the people and culture of Cuba, from Oscar-nominated director Hubert Sauper.
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Runtime:108 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:Austria, France
Rating:PG
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Meeting The Beatles in India
New Release

Join the Fab Four on their infamous spiritual journey to the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi through never-before-seen photographs.
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Runtime:79 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:Not rated
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Director(s):Paul Saltzman
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A Chef's Voyage
New Release

Embark on a culinary journey like no other in this behind-the-scenes look at a collaboration between celebrated American Chef David Kinch and legendary chefs in Paris, Provence, and Marseille
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Runtime:90 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
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Director(s):Rémi Anfosso, Jason Matzner
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Flannery
New Release

Explore the life and distinct vision of Southern gothic master Flannery O'Connor in this first-ever doc about the American literary icon.
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Runtime:97 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Mark Bosco, Elizabeth Coffman
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Sneak Peek // Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds + Q&A with Werner Herzog & Clive Oppenheimer
Streaming from October 29, 7:00 PM – Oct 31, 7:00 PM

In advance of its release on Apple TV+, members get a free sneak peek of the latest film by legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog. Following Encounters at the End of the World and Into the Inferno, Herzog reunites with scientist Clive Oppenheimer to explore the awe-inspiring power of shooting stars and meteorites on the realms of human imagination.
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Runtime:97 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
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Director(s):Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer
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Peter Mansbridge and Bob Rae on Extraordinary Canadians
Live Thursday, November 26, 7:30 PM (EST)

In this live Hot Docs exclusive, Peter Mansbridge, the former anchor of CBC’s The National, joins Bob Rae to discuss his new collection of first-person stories about remarkable Canadians who embody the values of our great nation.
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The Post-Election Debrief with Susan Glasser & Lawrence Lessig
Live Tuesday, November 10, 7:30 PM (EST)

Part 3 of our live America Votes series, hosted by Alison Smith.
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Winds of Heaven: Emily Carr, Carvers & The Spirits of The Forest introduced by Adrienne Clarkson
New to Hot Docs at Home

Celebrate the wonders and achievements of trailblazing painter Emily Carr with former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, and explore how we can use her vision to foster a greater sense of civic identity.
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Runtime:87 min
Copyright:2010
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Michael Ostroff
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Beethoven's Hair with pianist Alexander Malikov & director Larry Weinstein
New to Hot Docs at Home

Larry Weinstein's acclaimed musical mystery traces the unlikely journey of a lock of Beethoven's hair from 1827 to the present day.
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Runtime:90 min
Copyright:2005
Country Listing:UK, Canada, Czech Republic
Rating:G
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For Viola // In My Blood It Runs
Free for Everyone

Considered a promising leader by his elders but a failing student by his westernized school teachers, an Aboriginal boy in central Australia must straddle two worlds, coming of age in the midst of a larger cultural battle between colonizers and colonized.
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Runtime:85 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Australia
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Maya Newell
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What's at Stake in the Final Week with The New York Times' Astead W. Herndon & Michael S. Schmidt
Live Stream Rebroadcast

Part 2 of our live America Votes series, hosted by Alison Smith.
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Future Cities Canada // Push
Free for Everyone // Streaming until November 11

As housing prices skyrocket worlwide, a newly appointed UN specialist from Ottawa fights to have affordable housing recognized as a human right.
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Runtime:92 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Sweden
Rating:G
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Director(s):Fredrik Gertten
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Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy, introduced by Christopher Hume
Leaving November 26

Explore the influence of art on the iconic buildings of Frank Gehry, who held on to the goal that architecture should inspire emotion above all else.
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Runtime:58 min
Copyright:2000
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Michael Blackwood
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The Fate of the Trumpocracy with David Frum & Ben Rhodes
Live Stream Rebroadcast

A recording of the first installment in our three-part America Votes series, featuring influential White House advisors, David Frum and Ben Rhodes, in conversation with Alison Smith.
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David Miller on How Cities Are Fixing the Climate Crisis
Live Stream Rebroadcast

Toronto’s former Mayor, one of the world’s foremost environmental leaders, joins CBC's Matt Galloway to discuss his new book Solved, a survey of the inspiring solutions that cities are forging to tackle the climate crisis.
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Ann Goldstein on Elena Ferrante's The Lying Life of Adults
Leaving November 26

Explore the latest novel from the Italian literary sensation.
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Where to Go Next: Rick Steves on For the Love of Europe
Live Stream Rebroadcast

America’s “travel guru" will share his favourite memories from his adventures across Europe in this exclusive digital launch.
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Coast Modern
New to Hot Docs at Home

From LA to Vancouver, take a relaxing journey across three generations of West Coast Modernist architecture and step inside the inspired dwellings of the movement's pionneering designers.
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Runtime:56 min
Copyright:2012
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Mike Bernard & Gavin Froome
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Finding Hygge
New to Hot Docs at Home

Relax into winter and take a self care break with this comforting look at “hygge”, the Danish concept that has been sweeping the world.
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Runtime:93 min
Copyright:2018
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Rocky Walls
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My Name is Pedro
New to Hot Docs at Home

Maverick teacher Pedro Santana is tasked with saving a South Bronx school district with his famed 'out of the box' practices. Will they be enough to overcome the political challenges of the public education system?
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Runtime:87 min
Copyright:2017
Country Listing:USA
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Lillian LaSalle
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Dark Cloud: The High Price of Cyberbullying
New to Hot Docs at Home

Ranging from online trolls to digital antagonism, cyberbullying has taken an increasing toll on the lives of today’s youth. Examine this growing epidemic through the eyes of the mother of Amanda Todd, the B.C. teen whose suicide after two years of bullying became a flashpoint for global action.
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Runtime:49 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:Canada
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Director(s):Holly Dupej
Matthew Embry
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Very Semi-Serious
Leaving November 26

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of The New Yorker and discover what goes into creating the magazine’s iconic cartoons.
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Runtime:83 min
Copyright:2015
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Leah Wolchok
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The World Before Your Feet
Leaving November 26

Follow one man’s quest to walk every street in New York City in this unexpected travelogue through one of the world’s great metropolises.
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Runtime:95 min
Copyright:2018
Country Listing:USA
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Jeremy Workman
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Private Homes, Public Lives: Houses of Cultural Icons
New Course!

From the aromatic kitchens of Julia Child to the mid-century modernist rooms of Frank Lloyd Wright, this series from architectural expert John Ota uses the houses of some of history’s most celebrated figures to explore the meaning of home.
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World-Changing Women: The Leaders Who Built the Modern World
New Course!

Journeying from ancient Egypt to Renaissance Europe to twentieth century America, this new series examines the lives and worldviews of six female leaders who left a mark on history.
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Beyond the Wall: The Art and Architecture of Berlin
Streaming until November 30

Take a colourful tour of the art and design masterpieces of the great city of Berlin, from the historic Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island,
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The Treasures of South Asia
Streaming until November 30

A fascinating journey through the history and art that flourished in the South Asian kingdoms from the16th to 18th centuries.
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Rebel Paris: Creative Explosions & Revolutionary Dreamers
Leaving November 1

Meet the rebellious spirits and renegade thinkers who have shaped the City of Light throughout history.
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Beethoven: Maestro for the Ages
Leaving November 1

On the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, explore the life, times and music of the legendary composer.
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Minding the Gap
Now Streaming

An Oscar-nominated look at the struggles of growing up and the difficulties of moving from heavy pasts into uncertain futures.
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Runtime:93 min
Copyright:2018
Country Listing:USA
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Bing Liu
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Bikes Vs. Cars
Now Streaming

With over a billion cars worldwide, climate change and never-ending gridlock are a grim reality, but can we change our cities?
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Runtime:90 min
Copyright:2015
Country Listing:Sweden
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Fredrik Gertten
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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
Now Streaming

Trailblazing biologist Dr. Anne Innis Dagg retraces her 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild.
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Runtime:82 min
Copyright:2018
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
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Director(s):Alison Reid
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Requiem for the American Dream
Now Streaming

A thought-provoking look at the decline of democracy, the disappearing middle class, and the myth of social mobility.
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Runtime:73 min
Copyright:2015
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Peter D. Hutchison
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Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Now Streaming

Explore the extraordinary life and career of one of the most popular female recording artists of all time.
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Runtime:95 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
Rating:13+
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Director(s):Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman
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The Fruit Hunters
Now Streaming

A cinematic odyssey that travels the world in pursuit of some of the most unusual and delicious fruit.
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Runtime:95 min
Copyright:2013
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
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Director(s):Yung Chang
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Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Best of Hot Docs Cinema Collection

Trace the steps of the late great travel writer Bruce Chatwin from South America to Australia in this moving travelogue from the legendary Werner Herzog.
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Runtime:85 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:UK
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Werner Herzog
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The World Before Her
Now Streaming

A Bombay beauty pageant is juxtaposed with village girls undergoing combat training to capture the clash between modernity and tradition faced by young women in India.
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Runtime:90 min
Copyright:2012
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Nisha Pahuja
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Integral Man
Now Streaming

An artfully crafted portrait of Toronto mathematician Jim Stewart and his beloved home.
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Runtime:62 min
Copyright:2017
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Joseph Clement
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The Secret Trial 5
Now Streaming

A shocking look at Canadian security certificates, a highly controversial policy mechanism used to imprison five Muslim men for 30 years combined.
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Runtime:84 min
Copyright:2014
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
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Director(s):Amar Wala
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Future Cities Canada // The Human Scale
Free for Everyone // Streaming Nov 12 - 26

A look at revolutionary Danish city planner Jan Gehl's vision of a human megacity and what urban landscapes could soon be.
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Runtime:83 min
Copyright:2012
Country Listing:Denmark
USA
Bangladesh
China
Rating:PG
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Jonathan Scott's Power Trip + Q&A with Jonathan Scott
Streaming for Doc Soup subscribers November 9-15

Energy freedom is possible, yet a powerful system is waging war against the solar industry and people's rights. Filmmaker Jonathan Scott (HGTV's Property Brothers) turns the camera on those responsible and those fighting back.
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Runtime:87 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA, Canada
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Jonathan Scott
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Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide + Q&A with Kenny Scharf, Malia Scharf & Max Basch
Streaming for Doc Soup subscribers December 7-13

Dive into the world of Kenny Scharf, contemporary of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and discover the art of fun, as well as the remarkable impact of Scharf’s particular technicolour artistic vision.
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Runtime:77 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Max Basch and Malia Scharf
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Picture a Scientist + Q&A with Sharon Shattuck and Ian Cheney
Streaming for Doc Soup subscribers January 18-24

Meet some of the luminaries who are writing a new chapter for women scientists, as they share their experiences—ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights—and provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.
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Runtime:90 min
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
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Director(s):Sharon Shattuck & Ian Cheney
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