Craig White – Hot Docs 2014 Has Plenty For Urban And Architectural Enthusiasts April 12, 2014 .If you find yourself glued to UrbanToronto for stories about Toronto’s changing urban form, new buildings, and the urban experience, then you’re a pretty good candidate to fill seats at the Hot Docs international documentary film festival, set to hit Toronto over eleven days at the end of this month and the beginning of May.

The festival includes 197 selections this year from 43 countries covering a huge range of topics—essentially the best documentary films from across the globe made in the last year—along with some returning classics. There are particular spotlights on Danish-made docs this year, and Canadian ones of course, along with retrospectives of work by directors John Zaritsky and Adam Curtis. The documentaries inform, amuse, shock, and invariably take you to places you have never been, and some you have never even heard of before.

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