Ed Rampell: The documentary serves as a cautionary tale, warning of the forces that can be unleashed by impeachment and court rulings, which might explain Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s restraint.
Eric A. Gordon: Just in the last 15 years, over 33,000 Israelis have acquired citizenship and German passports. Some 10,000 have settled in Berlin over the last decade.
Constantly in today’s headlines and in our government’s gunsight, is Islamic terrorism. Several films at Hot Docs address the mess being created in the Middle East due to our foreign policy objectives of laying waste to lands sitting on our oil. After initially funding and arming the mujahideen in Afghanistan in an attempt to bring […]
Filmmaking has not only become more accessible to the masses but with newer technology, many documentaries are covering the news almost instantly. Hot Docs this year featured many timely stories that address current world issues. One prominent film highlighted the courageous life of whistleblower Chelsea Manning who risked her life the day she uploaded thousands […]
Bill Meyer: The beauty and innocence of the young children playing together, swimming and singing, belies their tragic existence as virtual prisoners with daily threats of bombings and killings.