2008 Hot Docs Picks

Hot Docs starts in a week and I plan to see 13 films this year. Below is a list of my picks with screening dates and times. If you’re attending any of these films then look for me in line and say hello.

  1. Daddy Tran: A Life in 3-D — Friday, April 18 / 9:30 PM
  2. The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams’ Appalachia — Saturday, April 19 / 11:00 AM
  3. Murphy’s Law — Monday, April 21 / 11:59 PM
  4. Carny — Monday, April 21 / 11:59 PM
  5. 52 Percent — Tuesday, April 22 / 1:30 PM
  6. 20 Seconds of Joy — Tuesday, April 22 / 1:30 PM
  7. Man on Wire — Tuesday, April 22 / 6:30 PM
  8. Wesley Willis’s Joy Rides — Tuesday, April 22 / 11:45 PM
  9. Dance With A Serial Killer — Wednesday, April 23 / 11:30 AM
  10. At the Death House Door — Wednesday, April 23 / 7:00 PM
  11. $4 Haircut — Thursday, April 24 / 7:00 PM
  12. S&M: Short and Male — Thursday, April 24 / 7:00 PM
  13. Killer Poet — Thursday, April 24 / 9:45 PM
  14. The Black List — Friday, April 25 / 12:00 PM
  15. Standard Operating Procedure — Saturday, April 26 / 9:15 PM
  16. Planet B-Boy — Saturday, April 26 / 11:59 PM

It may seem like a lot of films but some of these docs aren’t feature length and will be screening with other films. Last year I picked 10 films and only made it out to a couple because of my crazy work schedule. This year isn’t any different but I’m determined to find the time this year.

Posted in Hot Docs at 9:27 PM